A copy of a letter from the EPA Administrator to Governors on the Water Infrastructure provisions of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
SEC. 3. ENACTMENT OF THE SECTION 401 CERTIFICATION RULE.
The final rule of the Environmental Protection Agency entitled ‘‘Clean Water Act Section 401 Certification Rule’’ (85 Fed. Reg. 42210 (July 13, 2020)) is enacted into law.
A fact sheet from EPA outlining the provisions of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal invests more than $50 billion through EPA’s highly successful water infrastructure programs.
Below are the presentations from the 2021 Nutrients Permitting Workshop: Permitting for Restoration. Lake Restoration Cherry Creek, CO – Joni Nuttle, Aimee Konowal, and Meg Parish, Colorado Water Quality Control… Read More »
In sum, in light of the lack of reasoned decisionmaking and apparent errors in the rule’s scope of certification, the indications that the rule contravenes the structure and purpose of the Clean Water Act, and that EPA itself has signaled it could not or will not adopt the same rule upon remand, significant doubt exists that EPA correctly promulgated the rule.
Comments ACWA submitted to EPA regarding EPA’s Preliminary Effluent Guidelines Program Plan 15 (Preliminary Plan 15).
Repository of meeting materials from 2019 & 2020 State Summits on Water Reuse, hosted by ACWA, ASDWA, and other state partners.
Ruling: Upper Missouri Waterkeeper v. EPA – Ninth Circuit Opinion, 10.7.2021
The Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA), the Association of Clean Water Administrators (ACWA), the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS), and the Western States Water Council (WSWC), which represent State environmental agencies and programs, strongly support increased funding for drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure that protects public health and the environment. However, in order to successfully implement the goals of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, state environmental programs need increased resources to administer their programs and support new infrastructure investments.
A Federal Register notice from EPA announcing the availability of the Draft FY 2022– 2026 EPA Strategic Plan for public review and comment, which is being revised as required by… Read More »
ACWA, ASDWA, ECOS Provided Comments in September, 2021 in Response to EPA’s Proposed Rule, “PFAS Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements under TSCA Section 8(a)”