Water bill filed by Texas senator
- Water pressure: rewriting the Safe Drinking Water Act Tibbetts, John // Environmental Health Perspectives;Sep1996, Vol. 104 Issue 9, p930
No abstract available.
- House committee approves revised drinking water bill. // Contractor Magazine;Oct94, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p32
Reports on the House Energy and Commerce Committee's approval of a proposed revised Safe Drinking Water Act. Intention of proposed legislation to loosen current rules; Requirements that cancer-causing pollutants be reduced to a no-risk level.
- Feds open tap for state upgrades. Wright, Andrew G. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;8/19/96, Vol. 237 Issue 8, p8
Reports on the Safe Drinking Water Act signed by President Bill Clinton last August 6, 1996. Overhaul of public policy for tap water; Loans for state and localities; Upgrade of systems by investor-owned utilities.
- Risk management applied to save water legislation. // Snack Food;Aug96, Vol. 85 Issue 8, p10
Reports that the Congress has passed amendments that require the use of sound science, risk assessment and cost-benefit analysis in implementing the regulations for the 1996 Safe Drinking Water Act. Exemption of drinking water disinfectants from the cost mandate.
- Appropriation and water rights issues in the High Plains Ogallala region. White, Stephen E.; Kromm, David E. // Social Science Journal;1996, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p437
Assesses the effectiveness of the ground water doctrine in eastern Colorado and western Kansas. Irrigators' preferences for perceived changes in groundwater appropriations; Conflict with several aspects of the current appropriation doctrine; Water law in Colorado and Kansas.
- The Rivers Bill is a step too far. Dils, Richard C. // BusinessWest;Mar96, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p8
Editorial. Criticizes the Rivers Bill, a proposed legislation on the protection of public drinking water. Negative impact on private property rights; Bill as a contradiction to state leaders' efforts to overturn the Commonwealth's anti-business perception.
- Recent Australian Market Mechanisms as a Component of an Environmental Policy That Can Make Choices Between Sustainability and Social Justice. McKay, Jennifer; Bjornlund, Henning // Social Justice Research;Dec2001, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p387
Markets in terms of tradeable water or pollution rights, are increasingly being offered as rational solutions for environmental problems. The rational pursuit of personal gain through trading is assumed to promote increased efficiency in resource use and promote a reduction in the negative...
- SDWA--good news, bad news. Barlas, Stephen // American City & County;Sep96, Vol. 111 Issue 10, p12
Focuses on the impact of the State Revolving Fund (SRF) which is included as an amendment to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) of 1996. SRF's provision of funds un low-interest loans for modernization and construction of drinking water treatment facilities; Issue of whether Congress will...
- Drinking water bill funds construction program. // Pipeline & Utilities Construction;Oct96, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p5
Reports on the passage of the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1996 in the United States. Purpose of the legislation; Appropriation for drinking water pipeline construction in the bill; Funding system.
- Time to consider regional authority to run water utility. // Inside Tucson Business;11/13/95, Vol. 5 Issue 33, p4
Editorial. Comments on the passage of the water initiative on November 1995 in Tucson, Arizona. Emphasis of the need for a regional water authority; Small number of voter turnout for the election; Hope for the selection of a water authority via an electoral process.