EPA’s International Program: Catalyzing Global Partnerships to Protect U.S. Health and the Environment
WaterSense: A Successful Public-Private Collaboration That Reduces Water Use and Saves Consumers Billions at Risk
Voluntary Partnerships that Help Businesses, Governments, and the Public Protect the Environment, Save Energy, and Money Face Serious Cuts
Budget Cuts Would Slash Program to Reduce Nonpoint Source Pollution—The Largest Remaining Cause of Water Pollution in the U.S.
National Estuary Program That Protects and Restores Critically Important Coastal Areas, Supports Fish and Wildlife, and Provides Recreational Benefits to Millions at Serious Risk
Marine Pollution: The Statutory Program That Protects the Ocean from Dumping of Pollution at Risk
Grants to Tribes to Address Grave Environmental Problems on Indian Lands Would Be Severely Cut
Funding for Safe Drinking Water and Indoor Plumbing for Rural and Alaska Native Villages Seriously Threatened
EPN IN THE NEWS RELATED TO Water Programs at Risk Fact Sheets
MIT Media Lab Kept Regulators in the Dark, Dumped Chemicals in Excess of Legal Limit
Sept. 20, 2019 / by
Lisa Song and Max Larkin /
Carl Reeverts, EPN member and former Project Manager, Infrastructure Branch of EPA’s Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, and Deputy Director of the EPA Drinking Water Protection Division, was quoted in this article about MIT’s Media Lab dumping wastewater underground in violation of a state environmental regulation.
Utility Groups Not Criticizing New EPA Perchlorate Rules
May 24, 2019 / by
David Schultz /
EPN member Stan Meiburg, former EPA Deputy Regional Administrator in Region 4 and Region 6 and former Acting Deputy Administrator, is quoted in this Bloomberg article about utility groups remaining neutral on EPA’s new standards for the chemical perchlorate in drinking water until the agency releases supporting documents explaining how it chose a threshold of 56 micrograms of perchlorate per liter of water.
Trump’s Rule a Wild Card for Western Water Supplies
Dec 26, 2018 / by
Ariel Wittenberg /
EPN member Gene Reetz, former EPA Wetlands Coordinator in Region 8 (Colorado), is quoted in this article on the Trump administration’s proposal to limit the Clean Water Act and its effects on efforts to protect and manage the West’s most important and imperiled source of water, the Colorado River.
EPA Toxin Move Helps Industry a Little. But at What Cost?
Sept 24, 2018 / by
Benjamin Storrow /
EPN member Betsy Southerland is quoted in Climatewire’s article on the consequences of weakening the wastewater standards.