User login

Despite Tweaks, Large Utilities Fear Bipartisan Bills May Kill WIFIA Funds

February 09, 2018
Despite tweaks to legislation aimed at increasing money available to states through EPA's drinking water and clean water state revolving funds (SRFs), large drinking water utilities say they remain concerned the bills could eliminate recently authorized funding for major water and wastewater infrastructure projects. The bipartisan legislation, introduced Jan. 30 in the Senate by Sens. John Boozman (R-AR), James Inhofe (R-OK), Diane Feinstein (D-CA) and Corey Booker (D-NJ), and in the House by Reps. John Katko (R-NY) and Earl Blumenauer...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive environmental policy reporting on EPA, the Trump administration's deregulatory agenda, and the pushback from the Democrat-controlled House.