Monthly Archives: October 2015

Help Us Persuade Congress to Release Critically Needed WIFIA Funds by Repealing the Ban on the Use of Tax-Exempt Bonds

On October 22 the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee approved the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 (H.R. 3763) by voice vote. Unfortunately, H.R. 3763 did not include a Senate provision that is critical to releasing the flow … Continue reading

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Sixth Circuit Puts WOTUS Rule on Hold

CWC is pleased to report on last week’s ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issuing a nationwide stay on the so-called “WOTUS” rule.” Under that rule the EPA and the United States Army Corps of Engineers expanded the definition of the “waters … Continue reading

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Failing Water Systems Exacerbated South Carolina Flooding  

Once again the tragic results of an extreme storm were exacerbated by aging and neglected water systems. The devastating floods in South Carolina last week resulted in part from the failure of the state’s water infrastructure, which was inadequate to protect coastal areas … Continue reading

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States Considering Water Issues Among Most Pressing, Cont.

This week we conclude our review of the states that identified water topics at the top of their lists of issues most important to voters in 2015, according to the recently issued second edition of CQ Roll Call’s 50 State … Continue reading

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