The Legislative Committee helps to mold legislation and regulation that will cost-effectively allow members to continue to protect water sources and to improve the security and preparedness of water utilities.
(NY Times, 3/15/18) On March 15, the Trump Administration accused Russia of creating a series of cyber-attacks on American and European water and electric systems, as well as nuclear power plants. These cyber-attacks could sabotage or shut off the plants—and are seen by US officials and private firms as a signal Russia could disrupt our […]
from WEF.org March 23, 2018 – On Thursday, both the House and the Senate voted to fund the federal government for the next six months, Capitol Hill has one less thing to worry about this year. After easily passing in the House, the FY18 Omnibus Appropriations bill, cleared the Senate by a vote of 65-32, […]
from EPA.gov: 03/19/2018 Contact Information: EPA Press Office (email@example.com) WASHINGTON — Today, in a letter sent to governors of 56 states and territories, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced plans to host a National Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. to take action on Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS). PFAS is a category of man-made […]
From the office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, March 15, 2018 Projects Will Continue the Baker-Polito Administration’s Strong Leadership on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, and Environmental Stewardship SCITUATE – Governor Baker today filed An Act Promoting Climate Change Adaptation, Environmental and Natural Resource Protection, and Investment in Recreational Assets and […]
from Paintsquare.com: President Donald J. Trump announced in his first State of the Union address Tuesday (Jan. 30) that he would push Congress to pass a $1.5 trillion infrastructure package—even larger than the $1 trillion that the administration had been promising—and would work to eliminate delays from regulatory processes. The infrastructure section of the speech […]