Tool Helps Communities Protect Recreational Waters

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has released an improved web-based app to help communities identify potential sources of pollution to recreational waters. This science-based and data-informed tool empowers communities and supports engagement in local decisions in protecting the health of swimmers and recreators from contaminants at lakes, rivers, and beaches, while supporting the vitality Read More

USEPA Extends Deadline for LCR Public Comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced it will accept public comments on the proposed changes to the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) until February 12, 2020 via the Federal Register. The proposed rule aims to significantly improve the actions that water systems must take to reduce lead in the nation’s drinking water. The announcement Read More

USEPA Issues PFAS Interim Recommendations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has issued Interim Recommendations for Addressing Groundwater Contaminated with Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS) under federal cleanup programs, a priority action under the USEPA’s action plan for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). “The interim recommendations will provide clear and consistent guidance for federal cleanup programs and will help Read More