Advocacy News


EPA Releases New Lead and Copper Rule Proposal

On October 10, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator unveiled the Agency’s new proposed Lead and Copper Rule (LCR).

President signs bill to reduce lead in drinking water

Last week, President Trump signed into law S. 1689, the Water Infrastructure Funding Transfer Act.

DOT Announces $157 Million in Grant Funding

$157 in DOT Grant Funding Announced

Acting FEMA Administrator Gaynor Nominated to Lead Agency

President Trump Nominates FEMA Acting Adminstrator Gaynor to Lead Agency

Senate Appropriations Committee Passes Transportation Bill

On September 19, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted to approve the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (T-HUD) appropriations bill for FY2020.

APWA Cosigns Letter to EPA on Integrated Planning Implementation

On September 18, APWA, along with six other local government organizations, issued a letter to the EPA regarding implementation of Integrated Planning and Permitting policies.

FCC Requests Comments on Wireless Spectrum

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a public notice calling for comments on a petition for rulemaking requested by the Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA).