Post Tagged with: "PFAS"

NAWC applauds upcoming Hollywood film for shining light on water quality

NAWC applauds upcoming Hollywood film for shining light on water quality

November 20, 2019 at 12:41 pm 0 comments

The National Association of Water Companies, which represents regulated water and wastewater companies in the United States, is complimenting an upcoming Hollywood film for raising awareness about the importance of water quality and the dangers of PFAS/PFOA contamination in drinking water. The film, “Dark Waters,” set to open in theatersRead More

House panel approves assortment of PFAS proposals

House panel approves assortment of PFAS proposals

September 30, 2019 at 9:46 am 0 comments

According to the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA), a House of Representatives subcommittee last week approved a slate of 13 bills related to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Among the legislation, bills include measures that would require EPA to issue a drinking water regulation for total PFAS within twoRead More

AWWA’s Mehan testifies on PFAS in drinking water

AWWA’s Mehan testifies on PFAS in drinking water

May 20, 2019 at 9:31 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) testified recently before the U.S. House Subcommittee on the Environment and Climate Change about approaches to addressing PFAS in drinking water. Tracy Mehan, executive director of government affairs, spoke on behalf of AWWA, the non-profit organization whose 51,000 members represent water professionals throughout North America. “EPARead More

EPA announces first-ever comprehensive PFAS action plan

EPA announces first-ever comprehensive PFAS action plan

February 25, 2019 at 9:20 am 0 comments

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler recently announced EPA’s first-ever comprehensive Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Action Plan. This historic PFAS Action Plan responds to extensive public interest and input the agency has received over the past year and represents the first time EPA has built aRead More