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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 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. 23, the Trump administration announced it had finalized its rewrite of the Waters of the United...

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On August 17, a South Carolina District Court’s ruling overturned the Trump administration's attempted delay of the Obama...

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Jan. 26, 2018 — On Jan. 22, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that lawsuits relating to the...

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Jan. 5, 2018 — On Dec. 22, a federal judge blocked the District of Columbia's flushable wipes law...

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Dec. 22, 2017 — This week, the House and Senate voted on and passed a final $1.5 trillion...

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Dec. 22, 2017 — On Dec. 18, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt signed the final...

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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 Nov. 14, WEF and the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) filed...

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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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Dec. 1, 2017 — On Nov. 29, the House Science, Space and Technology's subcommittee on the Environment held...

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Nov. 13, 2017 — Before a special roundtable meeting with a group of representatives in Congress on Nov....

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