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.
with permission from Bloomberg By Pat Rizzuto | September 26, 2019 04:40PM ET | Bloomberg Law • More scientific study needed to understand how to clean up different PFAS compounds, Wheeler says • ‘We do not yet have adequate scientific data,” to declare all PFAS hazardous, he says Legislation that would require the EPA to […]
Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) regulations for drinking water limits are developing quickly, state by state, progressing to lower limits in many instances. EPA moves forward on its deliberate process of setting drinking water contaminant limits compound by compound, taking economic impact into consideration. Public pressure mounts, with campaigns by environmental advocacy groups, to bring forth new […]
from North East Biosolids and Residuals Association (NEBRA) October 1, 2019: On September 30th, the day new water quality regulations for PFAS were to take effect in New Hampshire, a coalition of municipal, farm, and company interests sued to halt their implementation. PFAS is a family of commonly used chemicals that have been linked to […]
Thanks to Marie Tennant from MassDEP for presenting the very informative “Waivers Explained….In Plain English” presentation at our 2019 Trade Show training session. She has kindly provided her slides for our use, please use this link to download or view a copy of the presentation. PCWWA Waivers Explained Presentation (7-24-19)
Maine DEP Press Release: AUGUSTA, June 17, 2019 — The State of Maine has joined all seven Northeastern states to issue a multi-state letter urging prompt federal action on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination. The letter was issued by the members of the Northeast Committee on the Environment (NECOE) which is comprised of the […]