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On December 16, the Biden Administration released a new plan for removing lead pipes across the U.S. via the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This plan — a National Primary Drinking Water Regulation on Lead and Copper Rule Improvements (LCRI) — includes the goal to remove all lead service lines by the end of President Biden’s first term.

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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 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 October 5, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the new America’s Water Sector Workforce...

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The White House National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulation took effect on Sept. 14th. The rule, which...

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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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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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