Tuesday, the White House released its budget proposal. While most of the national news has highlighted the cuts to Medicaid, Food Stamps and other...
The House Water Resources and the Environment Subcommittee recently approved a $20-billion bill for wastewater treatment projects throughout the nation.
Titled the "Water Quality Financing Act of 2003," HR 1560 is aimed at reducing a major backlog in wastewater infrastructure needs, a funding gap estimated by the Water Infrastructure Network at over $12 billion a year.
HR 1560 now goes to the full House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for consideration, which is expected after Congress reconvenes in September.