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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 June 7, the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of the Army (the agencies) announced their intent to...

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On Thursday, July 1st, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the INVEST Act, H.R. 3684, a $715 billion...

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On Thursday, April 29, the U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan package of wastewater, stormwater, drinking water, and water reuse infrastructure funding by a vote of 89 to 2.

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On Wednesday, March 24, the U.S. Senate Environment & Public Works Committee passed a bi-partisan package of wastewater, stormwater, drinking water, and water reuse infrastructure funding program.

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Former North Caroline environmental chief Michael Regan was sworn in as the 16th U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

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On January 12, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed a Federal Register notice finalizing the 2021...

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On Dec. 22, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized the Lead and Copper Revised Rule (LCRR), the...

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On Dec. 20th, Congressional leaders announced an agreement on a roughly $900 billion coronavirus relief and economic aid...

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On May 12th, the House unveiled a $3 trillion coronavirus relief package, H.R. 6800, called the HEROES Act....

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After several months of negotiations beyond the start of the 2020 fiscal year, late last week Congress reached...

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On Oct. 29, the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a mark up session...

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On March 11, President Trump released his budget for fiscal 2020 which includes a large cut in Environmental...

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On March 7, the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment held a hearing on...

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On Feb. 28, the Senate confirmed Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler as the official agency chief by a...

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