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On Friday, November 5, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (H.R. 3684). This bill will provide nearly $1.2 trillion in funding for the nation’s infrastructure.

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On Sunday, August 8, by a vote of 68 to 29, the U.S. Senate cleared a final procedural hurdle to pass the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (H.R. 3684), which will provide nearly $1.2 trillion in funding for the nation’s infrastructure. Approximately, $550 billion of the total is new funding to be spent over the next five years. Sunday’s vote sets in motion the final vote to pass the bill late Monday night or Tuesday morning.

On Tuesday, August 10, the U.S. Senate voted 69 to 30 to pass this bill.

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On March 27, U.S. EPA Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, issued a letter to State Governors requesting that water and wastewater workers, as well as the manufacturers and suppliers who provide vital services and materials to the water sector, be considered essential workers and businesses by state authorities when enacting restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19.

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This bill would create grants and loan guarantees to for WRRFs to pay for the installation of power generation technology, such as biogas recovery and other innovative equipment. WEF worked with the Sen. Merkley’s office to create the bill.

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The 115th Congress returned this week following the Thanksgiving holiday for a busy lame-duck session, ready to negotiate...

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February 7, 2018 - On Feb. 7th, the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee voted to...

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Feb. 2, 2018 - On Jan. 30, EPA Chief Scott Pruitt testified before the Senate EPW Committee for...

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Jan. 26, 2018 — After a 3-day government shutdown and an intense weekend of negotiations and disagreements, the...

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Jan. 12, 2018 — On Jan. 10, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) held...

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Jan. 12, 2018 — After months of stalemate, Congressional leaders of both parties have expressed confidence that a...

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Jan. 5, 2018 — Despite effort on both sides of the aisle, some appropriators are talking about the...

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Dec. 8, 2017 — On Dec. 7, the U.S. Senate confirmed Susan Bodine by voice vote to head...

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Dec. 4, 2017 — On November 29th, the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee approved two nominees...

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Oct. 31, 2017 — WEF sent a letter to Congress on Oct. 26 urging full federal funding for...

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Sept. 11, 2017 — On Sept. 1, the White House officially announced David Ross, currently the director of...

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