7 Ways the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions Will Impact Your System

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced the finalized Lead and Copper Rule Revision (LCRR) in December 2021 after a concerted effort to collect public comment for over two years. The public comment period led USEPA to decide the implementation of the LCRR, as written, would not be delayed and that it does not go Read More

Customized Updates on Local Regulatory Enforcement & Compliance

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced a new web tool, called “ECHO Notify,” that empowers members of the public to stay informed about important environmental enforcement and compliance activities in their communities. Through ECHO Notify, users can sign up to receive weekly emails when new information is available within the selected geographic area, such Read More

USEPA Proposes Regulations to Plan for Hazardous Substance Discharges in Adverse Weather Conditions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) recently proposed new requirements for certain facilities to plan for worst-case discharges of Clean Water Act (CWA) hazardous substances. A worst-case discharge is the largest foreseeable discharge in adverse weather conditions. Facilities subject to the proposed rule are required to prepare response plans for worst-case discharges, or threat of Read More