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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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On March 16, House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairwoman...

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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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The Water Environment Federation (WEF) on February 8 sent a letter to the Joseph Biden administration expressing wishes...

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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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President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Michael Regan to lead the EPA, putting a North Carolina environmental...

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Upcoming Webinar: What to expect in the Biden Administration and the 117th Congress About This Week in...

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