Member Pipeline - FaxAlerts - 1997 Archive

December 1997

December 19 USDA Proposed Rule Excludes Biosolids For Use In Organic Farming
December 12 EPA To Release Draft Mercury Strategy In Mid-December
December 5 AMSA Meets with NRC/EPA to Discuss POTW Radioactivity Survey

November 1997

November 21 AMSA Reviewing EPA Air Office Draft POTW MACT Proposal
November 18 AMSA Recommendations for Clean Water Action Plan Finalized
November 14 AMSA and Agencies Get Cracking on Gore's Clean Water Initiative
November 7 Groundwork Laid for VP Clean Water Initiatives

October 1997

October 31 POTW Superfund Liability Issue May Receive Attention As Boehlert Plans CERCLA Reauthorization Markup
October 24 AMSA Voices Support for Gore Clean Water Initiatives -- Forms Clean Water Task Force
October 17 EPA and States Promote Nonpoint Source Control Partnerships
October 10 EPA's Stormwater Phase II FAC Discusses Proposed Rule
October 3 AMSA Region IV Members Discuss Enforcement Concerns

September 1997

September 26 AMSA Urges Funding for Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments
September 19 AMSA-EPA Meet in RTP to Review Section 129 Issues for SSIs
September 12 AMSA Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act
September 5 Congress Returns From Recess, Considers Funding Legislation

August 1997

August 22 AMSA Voices Support for Draft Municipal Settlement Policy
August 15 EPA Issues New TMDL Policy on Schedules and Implementation
August 8 EPA Outlines Plans to Reinvest in National Biosolids Program
August 1 AMSA Urges EPA to Regulate SSIs Under CWA ยง405

July 1997

July 25 AMSA Technical Action Fund to Support Several Projects
July 11 AMSA/EPA Meet to Discuss Section 129 Policy and Legal Issues

June 1997

June 27 AMSA Sponsors Pretreatment Reinvention Meeting in Chicago
June 20 NRC Releases Draft Guidance on Radioactive Materials in Biosolids/Ash AMSA Comments on Draft Source Water Protection Programs Guidance
June 13 Court Rules in Favor of EPA in GLI Lawsuit TMDL Advisory Committee Reviews Options
June 6 EPA Issues Review of Draft of Pretreatment Streamlining Proposal

May 1997

May 30 AMSA to Sponsor Second ENR Supplement on Competitiveness
EPA Approves First Long-Term O&M Contract in Cranston, RI
May 23 House Committee Seeks Stakeholder Consensus on CWA Issues
TMDL Task Force To Hold Third Meeting in June
May 16 AMSA Comments on EPA's TMDL Implementation Strategy
May 9 AMSA-EPA Address Draft WET Implementation Strategy Issues
AMSA-EPA Meet to Prioritize ANPRM Issues
AMSA-WEF-EPA-NRC Meet on POTW Radioactivity Survey
May 2 EPA to Move Ahead with Streamlined ANPRM Process
House Committee Displays Commitment to CWA Reauthorization

April 1997

April 25 Shuster Announces Plans to 'Revitalize' CWA This Congress
AMSA Seeks Further EPA Revision of WET Implementation Strategy
April 18 AMSA Joins Others Urging Protection of Sensitive Ag Land
April 11 AMSA Invited to Testify at First CWA Hearing of the 105th Congress
April 4 Draft Agency TMDL Policy Targets Nonpoint Sources

March 1997

March 28 AMSA Seeks Resolution to Internal EPA Conflict Over SSO Policy
U.S. PIRG Again Misrepresents Data, Calls for Stringent New CWA Laws
March 21 AMSA Opposes CAA Sewage Sludge Incineration Proposal
AMSA/Municipal Interests Urge EPA Action on SSO Policy
March 14 Experts Meet to Discuss EPA's Watershed Assessment Project
March 7 Municipal Caucus Meets with EPA on Stormwater Phase II Issues
Perciasepe Outlines EPA ANPRM Plans During Strategy Session

February 1997

February 28 EPA Releases Draft WET Strategy, AMSA Seeks Member Input
February 21 Municipalities Identify 'Dealbreakers' to Stormwater Agreement
February 14 AMSA Weighs in on Continuation of ANPRM Process
EPA Withdraws Proposed Radiation Site Cleanup Rule

January 1997

January 31 Enterprise for the Environment Releases 'Vision' Principles
January 24 Treasury Department Rule Eases Private - Public Partnerships
January 17 EPA Enhancing Enforcement Office of Performance Measures
EPA to Shift Clean Air Act Regulation of POTW Incinerators
January 10 AMSA Monitors SDWA Source Water Protection Efforts