Proposed Ban on Ongoing Uses of Asbestos May Affect Water Industry

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) is taking action to protect people from asbestos exposure by releasing a proposed rule to prohibit ongoing uses of the only known form of asbestos currently imported into the United States. This proposed rule is the first-ever risk management rule issued under the new process for evaluating and addressing Read More

USEPA Announces Strategy to Protect Water Quality by Accelerating Nutrient Pollution Reductions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) released a new policy memorandum on Accelerating Nutrient Pollution Reductions in the Nation’s Waters. The memo reaffirms the USEPA’s commitment to working with Federal agencies, State co-regulators, Tribes, water stakeholders, and the agricultural community to advance progress in reducing excess nutrients in our nation’s waters. “Nutrient pollution is one of Read More