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EPA Announces Proposed Decision to Regulate PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water

EPA Announces Proposed Decision to Regulate PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water On February 20, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took another important step in implementing the Agency’s PFAS Action Plan by proposing regulatory determinations for perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in drinking water. Today’s preliminary determinations mark a key milestone […]

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Study funded in part by PA DEP finds no evidence fracking waste harming Pennsylvania streams…Source: Pennsylvania Business Report

Study funded in part by PA DEP finds no evidence fracking waste harming Pennsylvania streams A new federal study failed to find evidence that oil and gas production in northern Pennsylvania has contaminated the commonwealth’s forest rivers and streams, providing a timely counterweight to the vows to ban fracking being made by some Democratic presidential […]

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Gov. Wolf Announces $1.7 Million for Safer Water in Schools and Child Care Centers 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 13, 2020 View Online Gov. Wolf Announces $1.7 Million for Safer Water in Schools and Child Care Centers  Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that another component of his Lead-Free Pennsylvania plan to address lead across the commonwealth was secured with a $1.74 million federal grant for testing lead […]

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US EPA: PA Water Black Sky Effort: Feb 18 Auxiliary Communications Webinar

PA Water Black Sky Effort: Feb 18 Auxiliary Communications Webinar We hope you can join us to for a webinar to discuss communication resources for Pennsylvania water utilities during a prolonged power outage. The webinar is Tuesday, February 18 at 10 am – 11 am. Please register: https://horsleywittenevents.webex.com/horsleywittenevents/onstage/g.php?MTID=ec0a888280f87c99b1d0a44696ee3b780 and share this information with other PA […]

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AWWA Proposed Comments on LCR

AWWA Proposed Comments on LCR AWWA today submitted its comments on the proposed changes to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Lead and Copper Rule. We are grateful to all the Sections who have developed their own comments and helped the Association refine its comments. The Sections and utilities can still submit comments to the […]

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