A Day in the Life of An Operator

August 20, 2012 | Certification, EPA, Operator, Training, Webinar

A great posting on the Operation Matters blog of the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection is titled A Day in the Life of An Operator.It is a first-person account, written in casual, everyday language, about the duties that an operator…

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New resource for labs on testing during a radiation emergency

August 17, 2012 | Emergency, EPA, Preparedness, Training, Webinar

Very few, if any, U.S. laboratories possess the capacity to analyze the large number of samples that would arise during a radiation emergency on U.S. soil. Given such limited capacity, decision makers and laboratory directors face difficult decisions about the…

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EPA issues U.S.-Mexico border water infrastructure program report

August 17, 2012 | EPA, Sustainability, Utilities, Webinar

EPA has issued the U.S.-Mexico border water infrastructure program's annual report for 2011. The report highlights the significant impacts that the program is having in border communities by providing first-time access to drinking and wastewater infrastructure, improving public health and…

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EPA to work with drinking water systems to monitor unregulated contaminants

May 2, 2012 | Assessment, EPA, Wastewater, Water, Webinar

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published on May 1 a list of 28 chemicals and two viruses that approximately 6,000 public water systems will monitor from 2013 to 2015 as part of the agency’s unregulated contaminant monitoring…

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EPA’s activities for Earth Day

April 20, 2012 | Operator, Resources, Webinar

Earth Day is April 22, and EPA is excited to share many opportunities with you to celebrate and engage!Join the conversation! We've created a place for you to talk about environmental issues and share environmental tips you use every day.First…

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EPA issues final guidance to protect water quality in Appalachian communities from impacts of mountaintop mining

July 22, 2011 | Webinar

Agency to provide flexibility while protecting environment and public healthWASHINGTON (EPA) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released final guidance on Appalachian surface coal mining, designed to ensure more consistent, effective, and timely review of surface coal-mining permits…

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Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule Consecutive Systems Guidance Manual

March 2, 2010 | Emergency, Training, Webinar

EPA has released the Consecutive Systems Guidance Manual to assist consecutive systems (public drinking water systems that receive part or all of their finished water from other public water systems) in complying with the Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts…

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