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EPA proposes rule designating PFOA, PFOS as hazardous substances under CERCLA

EPA proposes rule designating PFOA, PFOS as hazardous substances under CERCLA

September 6, 2022 at 8:44 am 0 comments

The U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Aug. 26 released a pre-publication version of a rule that would designate the two most common per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) — perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) — as hazardous substances under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA orRead More

EPA finalizes cyber technical support plan

EPA finalizes cyber technical support plan

September 6, 2022 at 8:05 am 0 comments

Recently, the U.S. EPA’s Office of Water finalized a report describing how it plans to provide voluntary cybersecurity technical support to drinking water systems, the second of two cyber-related actions that were mandated by Congress last year as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The infrastructure law first required EPA toRead More

EPA selects members for Environmental Financial Advisory Board

EPA selects members for Environmental Financial Advisory Board

July 7, 2022 at 3:46 pm 0 comments

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan has announced the appointment of 30 members, including both new and returning members, to the Environmental Financial Advisory Board (EFAB). The EFAB provides advice to the EPA Administrator and the agency’s programs and regional offices on innovative ways to lower costs whileRead More

Senate confirms Fox to lead EPA’s Office of Water

Senate confirms Fox to lead EPA’s Office of Water

June 17, 2021 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

The Senate voted on Wednesday to confirm Radhika Fox as the new Assistant Administrator for Water at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Her nomination was confirmed by a vote of 55-43. Fox served as CEO of the nonprofit US Water Alliance since 2015 until she was nominated by PresidentRead More

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Office of Water nominee Fox approved by Senate panel

June 7, 2021 at 7:36 am 0 comments

Radhika Fox is one step closer to officially taking the reins of EPA’s Office of Water as the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee voted last week to advance her nomination to the Senate floor. Speaking during a committee business meeting, EPW Chairman Tom Carper (D-Del.) described Fox and severalRead More

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Radhika Fox appointed to lead EPA’s Office of Water

January 22, 2021 at 10:17 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the selection of US Water Alliance CEO Radhika Fox as the Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water. Fox was a Day One Presidential Appointee in the Biden-Harris Administration. She will serve as the Acting Assistant Administrator for Water. “It isRead More

Senate confirms Ross for Office of Water post

Senate confirms Ross for Office of Water post

December 18, 2017 at 7:15 am 0 comments

The U.S. Senate has confirmed David P. Ross to serve as the assistant administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Water. Ross was nominated by President Donald J. Trump for the position in September. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt praised the Senate’s action to confirm Ross. “David RossRead More

Acting heads assume EPA posts as Obama leadership exits

Acting heads assume EPA posts as Obama leadership exits

January 24, 2017 at 1:39 pm 0 comments

Leadership at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is transitioning this week as President Donald Trump’s administration assumes power. The position of EPA Administrator last held by Gina McCarthy has been temporarily filled by Catherine McCabe, who is now acting administrator. Previously, McCabe served as the Deputy Regional Administrator of EPA’sRead More