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Greater Awareness: JPMorgan Chase & Co. Weighs in on Infrastructure.

On March 24, JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Head of Corporate Responsibility, Peter Scher, published a post about the need to look beyond the ‘image of trains, highways, bridges, airports and ports’ in respect to the needs of America’s infrastructure. While … Continue reading

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Trump Budget Good for SRFs; not great for Infrastructure

On March 16, President Trump revealed his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018. Despite considerable cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the State Revolving Funds- which provide bloc grants to States for clean water and drinking water infrastructure- received … Continue reading

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News Reports: Trump to Cut EPA Budget 25%

Various news agencies are reporting that President Trump’s Budget, which is scheduled to be released in mid March, will drastically cut the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget. If this happens, CleanWaterWeekly readers can expect to hear news of drastic cuts to … Continue reading

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New EPA Chief Has a Tight Rope to Walk

On Friday, February 17th, the Senate voted along party lines to confirm Scott Pruitt as the new Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. The former Oklahoma Attorney General has been an outspoken opponent of the prior administration’s EPA, even bringing … Continue reading

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More Than $655 Billion Needed for Water Infrastructure

In her exit memo, former EPA chief Gina McCarthy highlights a growing need for water infrastructure investment. Over the next 20 years, Administrator McCarthy estimates the need for more than $655 billion in investments into drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. … Continue reading

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More than $655 Billion Needed for Water Infrastructure

In her exit memo, former EPA chief Gina McCarthy highlights a growing need for water infrastructure investment. Over the next 20 years, Administrator McCarthy estimates the need for more than $655 billion in investments into drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. … Continue reading

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EPA Starts WIFIA

Yesterday, January 10,2016, the EPA launched the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program. The program was initially included as a part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act that passed Congress in 2014, and has been being … Continue reading

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Congress Ends Year with Water; Budget Legislation

The 114th session of Congress came to a close last week, only after Congress passed important water infrastructure legislation, and a bill to fund the government until April 2017. The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act, was signed … Continue reading

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Opposition Mounts against WOTUS

As President-Elect Trump vows to curb and eliminate harmful regulations on businesses, the EPA’s WOTUS rule faces mounting, and warranted, opposition. NUCA, as a part of the Construction Industry Safety Coalition, has filed comments opposing the rule with the EPA … Continue reading

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Strong Rhetoric for Infrastructure Ahead of New Congress/Administration

In the aftermath of the election last week, our lawmakers, new and old, are saying things we in the infrastructure community have been waiting for; infrastructure will be a priority. We know that infrastructure is vitally important to our country, … Continue reading

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