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to nongovernmental entities that
are not a party to the litigation:
The DOJ June 7th memo was issued
by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The
memorandum also raises significant
questions about how the EPA will handle
environmental settlements under the
Trump Administration, as well as how DOJ
will approach settlements resolving citizen
suits. DOJ intends to curtail the availability
of Supplemental Environmental Projects
(SEPs) and organizational community
service projects involving payments to
third parties. The new policy permits

only payments to NGOs that "directly
remed[y]... harm to the environment."
"Clearly, he intends to prioritize
infrastructure,'' says Republican
Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming: On
Tuesday, the President released his trillion
dollar infrastructure. In reaction, Senator
Barrasso, the chairman of the Environment
and Public Works Committee, said, "I
plan to work with the administration, and
the members of the committee, to move
an infrastructure bill which addresses the
needs of rural America, as well as the
broader needs of the country.'' In addition

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to eliminating all USDA rural development
water funding, the President's plan
expands new funding or tax breaks to
federal subsidies more targeted to private
water companies, including the lifting
of the cap on Private Activity Bonds
and funding of the Water Infrastructure
Finance and Innovation Act program
(WIFIA). This new focus on privatization
of water utilities is occurring at the
same time the private water industry
and AWWA are pushing for new federal
authority to compel small communities to
consolidate.
NRWA President testifies in House
of Representatives: Steve Fletcher,
NRWA president from Illinois, explained
what would be most helpful for rural and
small communities in any new national
infrastructure program. Fletcher also set
the record straight for the House's drinking
water committee on issues of small
community consolidation, privatization,
technical assistance, state revolving funds
(SRF), etc. Other water groups urged the
committee to steer more SRF funds to
private water compliance, for the federal
government to mandate consolidation of
small communities, and they advanced
private water as the solution to small
community challenges.
NRWA asks for maximum flexibility
under new EPA rule to require utilities
to distribute water sample taken
by independent organizations (e.g.
Girl Scouts): The Water Infrastructure
Improvements for the Nation (WIIN)
Act, enacted on December 16, 2016,
amended several parts of the Safe
Drinking Water Act including requirements
on how EPA will interact with
public water systems upon developing or
receiving data. The data includes sources
other than a state or public water system
that indicate one or more households
served by a public water system have
drinking water with lead concentrations
that exceed the lead action level.
Final Congressional budget
agreement funds all rural water
priorities and increases rural
development water loans and grants
(for fiscal year 2017): The President
signed the $1.07 billion omnibus spending
bill approved by the House and Senate
previously. The bill, which will fund
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017

From the President
Surviving Hurricanes
Emergency Preparedness
Indiana Teamwork During a Flood Emergency
Rates and Long-Term Sustainability
Technology: Ammonia – A Growing Problem with a Practical Solution
Emergency Management: Biological Wastewater Treatment Toxicity
Insurance: Commercial General Liability Coverage Basics
A Day in the Life of a Circuit Rider
Regulatory Update
Case Study: Installing Granular Activated Carbon Today to Prevent Regulatory Issues in the Future
Cleared for Takeoff
Up the Creek: Birdfeeder Politics
Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
From the CEO
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - intro
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - cover1
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - cover2
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - From the President
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Surviving Hurricanes
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Emergency Preparedness
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Indiana Teamwork During a Flood Emergency
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 30
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Rates and Long-Term Sustainability
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 32
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 33
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 34
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Technology: Ammonia – A Growing Problem with a Practical Solution
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 36
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 38
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Emergency Management: Biological Wastewater Treatment Toxicity
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 40
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 41
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 42
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Insurance: Commercial General Liability Coverage Basics
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 44
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - A Day in the Life of a Circuit Rider
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 46
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Regulatory Update
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 48
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 49
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 50
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Case Study: Installing Granular Activated Carbon Today to Prevent Regulatory Issues in the Future
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 52
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Cleared for Takeoff
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 54
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Up the Creek: Birdfeeder Politics
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 56
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 57
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 59
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 60
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - From the CEO
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 62
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