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Jan 24 2020
A lab owner hired to ensure water quality for dozens of Mississippi towns has been sentenced to 18 months for faking test results. John H. Couey, 44…
Jan 23 2020
Three cases of Legionnaires’ disease, two of them fatal, were reported at a retirement community in Carol Stream, Illinois. The cases have sprung up…
Jan 22 2020
The city of Tucson is putting off suing to force cleanup of its per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)-tainted groundwater by the U.S. Defense…
Jan 21 2020
Flint, Michigan, has four weeks to show that the water it tested to determine lead levels in 2019 came from homes at the highest risk of…
Jan 20 2020
A group of researchers at Clarkson University in New York is developing a way to destroy per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in water.  In…
Jan 17 2020
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s (MassDEP) Expanded Assistance Program for Free Sampling and Analysis at Schools and Early…
Jan 16 2020
More than 500,000 Minnesotans are drinking water contaminated with nitrate, according to a study by the EWG.  EWG analyzed finished-water nitrate…
Jan 15 2020
Michigan has filed a lawsuit against 17 defendants, including 3M and DuPont for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination. The lawsuit…
Jan 14 2020
Michigan officials are seeking more feedback on proposed limits for PFAS on Tuesday, Jan. 14, reported Booth Newspapers. The Michigan Department of…
Jan 13 2020
The WQA, in support of the Lead and Copper Rule revisions proposed by the U.S. EPA, is encouraging its members to review them and submit public…
Jan 10 2020
Marianne Metzger Joins ResinTech ResinTech announced that it hired Marianne Metzger to lead business development efforts for the company’s Laboratory…
Jan 10 2020
Newark has seen a steady drop in its lead contamination levels in the city’s water over the past eight months, according to city officials. The drop…
Jan 9 2020
The Trump administration may veto H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act, reported an Environmental Working Group (EWG) news release. The PFAS Action Act…
Jan 8 2020
Tucson city’s water utility will design a system to treat that water to remove PFAS from its aquifer.   It is not yet clear how soon this costly…
Jan 7 2020
A malfunction at the Lester J. Berglund Water Treatment Plant in Poway, California led to the contamination of the potable water supply and a boil…
Jan 6 2020
Water quality improvements are underway for North Shore Beach, according to Oyster Bay, New York officials.  Supervisor Joseph Saladino announced…
Jan 3 2020
Flint is having issues finding enough homes that have lead service lines or lead indoor plumbing to complete federally required water testing,…
Jan 2 2020
Connecticut’s environmental officials will use $750,000 in funding for anti-pollution controls and improvements at five old state-supervised…
Jan 1 2020
An investigation into the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School in Tarro, Australia has…
Dec 31 2019
Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit to block the U.S. EPA’s attempt to repeal a 2015 rule defining what waters qualify for federal Clean…
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