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How water treatment professionals can educate policymakers

Aug. 4, 2023
WQA and TWQA are helping Houston revise a plumbing code using a multi-step approach using evidence-based advocacy, avoiding misinformation and coalition-building.
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Across the United States, policymakers have largely focused on two major drinking water contaminants: lead & PFAS.
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U.S. EPA Marks One Year Under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Shares Anniversary Report

Nov. 15, 2022
U.S. EPA Press ReleaseToday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) marked one year of progress in implementing President Biden’s historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law...
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Groundwater Treatment

EPA Announces Settlement for Groundwater Cleanup at Landfill and Resource Recovery, Inc. Superfund Site

Nov. 14, 2022
U.S. EPA Press ReleaseThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached a proposed settlement with 13 "potentially responsible parties" (PRPs) which have agreed to finance...
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Water Associations Share Final Comments on PFAS CERCLA Proposal

Nov. 9, 2022
The U.S. EPA has proposed that PFAS chemicals be listed as hazardous substances in the Superfund. Industry associations cite concerns with elements of proposal.
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Emerging Contaminants

EPA Issues Final List of Contaminants for Potential Regulatory Consideration in Drinking Water

Nov. 2, 2022
This update includes a substantial expansion of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), an important first step towards identifying additional PFAS that may require regulation...

EPA Announces New Drinking Water Health Advisories for PFAS Chemicals

June 15, 2022
Agency also announces $1 Billion in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding to strengthen health protections