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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 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 Oct. 13, President Trump issued an Executive Order titled “Executive Order on Modernizing America’s Water Resources Management...

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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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On Jan. 16, the WEF Government Affairs team held a webcast on water sector priorities in 2020. About...

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Efforts to delay implementation of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule were invalidated by lower court....

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On Wednesday, the Senate voted on – and passed nearly unanimously by a vote of 99-1 - the...

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On Wednesday, June 20, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) closed on a WIFIA loan with the City...

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A new report from Bluefield Research shows an increase in loan applications to SRF programs of 25 percent...

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A new report from the Brookings Institution provides a detailed and data-driven look at careers in the water...

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WEF joined with three other water associations to request an extension of time to file comments to the...

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On June 13th, the Senate Agriculture Committee passed the S. 3042, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. ...

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May 4, 2018 - On May 4th, WEF joined many other conservationalists to send a letter to Senate...

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May 4, 2018 - U.S Geological Survey scientists have linked urban and physical chemical stressors associated with extensive...

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April 20, 2018 - On Wednesday, the House Agriculture Committee introduced their initial version of the 2018 Farm...

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