States Press Congress For Water Infrastructure Oversight Funding Boost

October 12, 2021
As congressional Democrats work to resolve their differences on pending infrastructure legislation, state regulators are urging key leaders to ensure that any funding increases for EPA water programs are accompanied by increases in funds for state oversight, noting the stagnant funding for states in recent years even as their responsibilities have grown. “The states welcome the focus on injecting resources into the system to spur infrastructure development and repair. This money is certainly needed. However, the states also need increased...

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