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  1. Toxic "Forever Chemicals" Ubiquitous In US Drinking Water

    26 Jan 2020- 10:03 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS are more prevalent in the drinking water of dozens of US cities, with new findings confirming that exposure to the "forever chemicals&q ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:12

  2. US Drinking Water Protection Legislation Will Be Vetoed By White House

    12 Jan 2020- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC US President Donald Trump will veto the PFAS Action Act of 2019 which would have set deadlines for the country's Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to reduce continuing PFAS contaminati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2020 - 09:54

  3. US Military PFAS Restriction Legislation Fails To Satisfy Environment Lobby

    17 Dec 2019- 09:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The United States Congress agreed in draft, 11 December, a Defence Spending Biill that bars the military from use of firefighting foam containing toxic chemicals (per- and poly- fl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2019 - 09:03

  4. Trump Administration Blames Homeless For California Water Woes

    28 Sep 2019- 04:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States A 26 September letter  from the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to the Governor of California cites the agency’s concerns with the state’s slack enforcement of the US� ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2019 - 07:56

  5. US Defense Secretary Establishes PFAS Taskforce

    28 Jul 2019- 09:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The day after having been sworn in, new US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper announced the establishment of a task force to address drinking water contaminated by toxic fluorinated c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/28/2019 - 09:01

  6. US Craft Brewers Protest Clean Water Act Rollbacks

    24 Jun 2019- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States In an open letter to the Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), 38 breweries with operations across the country have registered their opposition to the Ag ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/24/2019 - 08:03

  7. USEPA Announces Availability of $2.6 Billion USD To Improve US Water Infrastructure

    11 May 2019- 12:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has announced the availability of $2.6 Billion USD in new funds for the State Revolving Funds (SRF) that are designated to assist sta ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/11/2019 - 12:22

  8. New USEPA PFAS Recommendations "Not A Serious Response To Drinking Water Contamination Crisis"

    30 Apr 2019- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) last week released  Draft Interim Recommendations to Address Groundwater Contaminated with Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/30/2019 - 07:39

  9. USEPA And Alaska Seek To Relax Water Pollution Standards

    4 Apr 2019- 11:19 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Alaska Public Media The Trump administration is quietly reviving a long-stalled effort by state regulators to loosen pollution standards where fish spawn. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conserv ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2019 - 11:19

  10. $6 Billion USD In WIFIA Loans Available For US Water Infrastructure This Year

    1 Apr 2019- 08:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) will make available $6 Billion USD under the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) for loans in 2019. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2019 - 08:13

  11. Trump Budget "Would Be A Disaster For Water, Air And Public Health"

    15 Mar 2019- 09:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Environmentalists have sharply criticized US President Trump’s propsed 2020 budget that seeks deep cuts in funding for the Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the government d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2019 - 09:46

  12. Former Koch Industries Exec Heads Up USEPA's PFAS Response, Raising Conflict-Of-Interest Concerns

    6 Feb 2019- 11:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The Administration of US President Donald Trump has appointed David Dunlap, a former executive of Koch Industries to manage the country’s regulation of toxic PFAS chemicals which ha ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/06/2019 - 12:38

  13. Water Activist Groups Sue USEPA On Tap Water Safety

    3 Feb 2019- 08:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Three US NGOs filed a lawsuit January 30 against the Trump Administration's US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), claiming that the agency has failed to meet its mandatory ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2019 - 08:23