Senate committee focuses on CWA rewrite
- New booklet tells all about U.S. water. Laughlin, James // WaterWorld;Oct97, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p2
Opinion. Comments on the release of a booklet on drinking water standards in the United States by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Information on the availability of drinking water tests; Number of communities which failed to satisfy drinking water standards of the federal government.
- Amending the Safe Drinking Water Act: Views from Congress. Waxman, Henry // EPA Journal;Summer94, Vol. 20 Issue 1/2, p32
Focuses on some of the drinking water problems in the United States and on legislative attempts to deal with some of the issues. 1986 amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act; Contamination affecting Milwaukee's water supply in 1993; Lead contamination; Role of Congress in dealing with this issue.
- Public health groups kick off water campaign. Terrazas, Mike // American City & County;May95, Vol. 110 Issue 6, p22
Reports on the collaboration among environmental, public health and consumer groups in the United States to petition Congress for stronger drinking water regulations. Interest generated by the participation of public health groups in petitions; Principles advocated on drinking water quality;...
- Safe drinking water program is in danger of running dry. // Nation's Health;Feb93, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p24
Reports that severe fiscal constraints have crippled state and local drinking water programs, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the public water systems. Coalition of groups, including the American Public Health Association's (APHA) request for more money in the drinking water...
- NRDC report finds dangerous leaks in drinking water system. // Nation's Health;Nov93, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p1
Presents the findings of a report of the Natural Resources Defense Council on how state and federal authorities are failing to ensure safe drinking water. Unchecked chronic violators of drinking water laws; Number of people who get sick by drinking contaminated water; Need for greater funding...
- Denmark considers a total ban on pesticides. Scott, Alex // Chemical Week;6/4/1997, Vol. 159 Issue 22, p23
Presents how Denmark is considering a complete ban of pesticides and a return to organic faming methods as a response to deteriorating quality of drinking water. Actions by the Social Democratic coalition government on reverting to organic farming methods of Denmark; Comments from Per...
- Less expensive water? Pattison, Scott // Consumers' Research Magazine;Dec93, Vol. 76 Issue 12, p38
States that the federal government has proposed to increase the flexibility of states and localities when seeking to comply with federal government drinking water requirements. Proposals unveiled by Carol Browner of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Details.
- USEPA touts DWSRF as SDWA centerpiece. Scharfenaker, Mark // Journal: American Water Works Association;Aug2003, Vol. 95 Issue 8, p18
Presents a report by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) regarding the implementation of the federal Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) program. Total funds appropriated by the U.S. Congress for the DWSRF; Terms of the agreement between USEPA and U.S. states under the Safe...
- New Drinking Water Rules May Cost U.S. Utilities $1B. // WaterWorld;Jan99, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Reports that the drinking water regulations Interim Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule and Stage 1 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule may cost $1 billion for water utilities in the United States. Provisions of the regulations.