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  • The City of Corpus Christi Makes a Mark with Workforce Development Program

    Apr 23, 2019
    The City of Corpus Christi Water Utilities received a 2019 National Environmental Achievement Award (NEAA) for its workforce development program. The utility makes workforce development a priority within the organization. It is their goal to produce a workplace that gives employees opportunities to become more successful in their current and future employment and to increase the number of leaders in the community. The leadership within the City strives to provide a roadmap to guide the career of employees by providing the means to participate in innovative learning and to develop meaningful, lifelong skills.


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  • NACWA Advocates for Public Agency Members in Vital Supreme Court Clean Water Act Case

    May 21, 2019
    NACWA conveyed the public clean water sector’s perspective to the US Supreme Court on May 16 in one of the most significant Clean Water Act (CWA) cases to reach the High Court in decades. For more information and analysis, see NACWA’s recent Advocacy Alert.
  • Congress Zeros in on PFAS Issues

    May 21, 2019
    The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change held a legislative hearing on May 15, entitled Protecting Americans At Risk of PFAS Contamination & Exposure. The hearing aimed to address the tsunami of legislative bills that have been introduced in the 116th Congress on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
  • EPA and “Water Subcabinet” Members Host Nutrient Roundtable with Key Stakeholders

    May 21, 2019
    The US Environmental Protection Agency’s Assistant Administrator for Water, David Ross, along with representatives from the US Departments of Agriculture (USDA), Interior (DOI) and Commerce (DOC), hosted a roundtable on nutrient-related pollution in Baton Rouge, LA last week.
  • NACWA, EPA Discuss CSO Post-LTCP Compliance

    May 21, 2019
    NACWA met with senior EPA Office of Water staff last week to discuss compliance issues for combined sewer overflow (CSO) communities that have reached the end of their long-term control plan (LTCP) projects. The conversation focused specifically on communities that may still not be meeting water quality standards, despite having completed all the work and CSO remediation projects that they agreed to under their LTCP, and how to address these issues through future permits.


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