Category Archives: Florida

Water News as of September 19

Top Stories DC: The Environmental Protection Agency moved Tuesday to clarify Clean Water Act protections for small streams and wetlands that had been thrown into question by Supreme Court decisions over the past decade. The agency and the Army Corps of … Continue reading

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Water News as of August 2

Top Stories National: Today, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Chairman Bob Gibbs (R-OH) announced plans for the Committee to consider the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2013 … Continue reading

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Water News, March 7-21, 2013

Top Stories National: On March 20, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously approved S.601, the Water Resources Development Act of 2013. The bill provides critical flood protection for communities across the country, maintains the flow of commerce, funds … Continue reading

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News for December 26 – January 2, 2013

Top Stories Oklahoma: The infrastructure crisis the small town of  Konoawa is facing is typical of  what small towns around the county are facing with the rapidly aging treatment plants and pipelines that need to be replaced. With generous federal … Continue reading

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News for December 12-18, 2012

Top Stories The Senate Committee on Appropriations has released the text of the Fiscal Year 2012 Disaster Assistance Supplemental. The emergency spending within the bill provides $60.4 billion in discretionary funding, of which $810 million is allocated to EPA Water … Continue reading

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News for Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Top Stories While most Americans worry about gas and heating oil prices, water rates have surged in the past dozen years, according to a USA TODAY study of 100 municipalities. Prices at least doubled in more than a quarter of … Continue reading

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News for November 9, 2012: We Are Back!

We are back!  The Clean Water Council’s former blog, Water News Update, is now Clean Water Weekly. We have a fresh new look, but our content will remain the same: spotlighting the need for greater federal investment in water and … Continue reading

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