WRDA Bill Poised for Passage in Coming Days

AN E&E PUBLISHING SERVICE WATER POLICY: Senate leaders strike deal on WRDA; bill poised for passage Marc Heller, E&E reporter Published: Thursday, September 8, 2016 A $9 billion measure authorizing a slew of clean water and river navigation projects appeared poised for Senate approval within days, as leaders agreed on a plan to limit amendments […]

GOP Pushing WRDA Despite Objections from Democratic Leadership

AN E&E PUBLISHING SERVICE WATER POLICY: GOP trying to push WRDA through despite Reid objections Marc Heller, E&E reporter Published: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 Senate Republicans will try today to begin action on a $9 billion bill for water navigation and clean water projects but face likely objections from the Democratic leadership. The two-year Water […]

NWRA Memo on Amendments from House WRDA Bill Mark-up

Click here to read the memo from the National Water Resources Association (NWRA) on amendments of interest from this week’s House WRDA bill markup.

WRDA Supports Beneficial Use of Dredged Sediment

Water Bill supports Beneficial Use of Dredged Sediment FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2016 On Wednesday, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure passed a Water Resource Development Act (WRDA) that included a new pilot program to beneficially use sediment dredged from navigation channels to restore shorelines, beaches, and wetlands. The Senate WRDA (S.2848), which […]

Summary and Analysis on WRDA Bill Released by House on May 20, 2016

National Water Resources Association May 23, 2016 MEMO To:        Federal Affairs Committee From:   Valentina Valenta, Legislative Specialist RE:       House WRDA 2016 Summary and Analysis Federal Affairs Committee, On Friday, May 20, 2016, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee released its draft of WRDA 2016. Below, please find links to a […]

ENS Federal Report for May 13, 2016

The ENS Federal Report has been published and may be viewed at: ENS Federal Report – May 13, 2016

‘A lot of ingredients’ in Senate WRDA Proposal

WATER POLICY: ‘A lot of ingredients’ in Senate WRDA proposal — Inhofe  Tiffany Stecker, E&E reporter Published: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will float a water resources authorization bill that deals as much with sewers and drinking water as it does with locks, dams and environmental restoration, according to a […]

Section by Section of WRDA 2016 Released

Senate Releases Text on Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016. Click here to read a section by section of the bill. The Senate Environment and Public Works committee is expected to markup the bill this Thursday, April 28 at 9 am, ET.    

Inhofe Signals Support for Drought Relief in WRDA Bill

Inhofe signals support for drought relief in WRDA bill Tiffany Stecker, E&E reporter Published: Thursday, April 21, 2016 Next week’s massive water resources bill could include a boost for desalination projects and other efforts to increase water supply for droughts, the top senator on the Environment and Public Works Committee said yesterday. Sen. Jim Inhofe […]