This Week in Washington
Jan. 26, 2018 — The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on Jan. 26 published a new report that analyzes the current and future workforce needs for the drinking water and wastewater sector. The report also provides recommendations to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Congress regarding actions the federal government could take to avoid workforce shortages.
Jan. 5, 2018 — On Dec. 22, a federal judge blocked the District of Columbia's flushable wipes law until the city issues a labeling rule. The nation's first-ever flushable wipes law was set to take effect in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 1, 2018.