environmental protection

July 27, 2018

Feds criminally charge water company for hazardous waste violations . . .

The recent multi-defendant indictment against companies in the water and waste industries is one more sign that the environmental cop remains on the beat.  Keep an eye on staffing levels in EPA’s criminal program to see if this type of critical enforcement work can continue at the level needed to keep the playing field level and the public […]
August 31, 2017

EPA Watchdog to Investigate Compliance by Drinking Water Systems for Notifying Public of Unsafe Water

Further evidence that EPA remains serious about the safety and quality of the Nation’s drinking water systems, the Agency’s independent watchdog, the Office of Inspector General, has initiated a research project to assess the level of compliance by drinking water systems with the Safe Drinking Water Act’s requirement that such systems notify the public as required […]
May 25, 2017

Pew Poll – Public Divided Over Environmental Regulation and Energy Policy

A recent Pew poll assessing public attitudes on energy and the environment indicates that Americans are increasingly supportive of environmental protection while at the same time, expressing support for reasonably priced  energy.   Any company with a long term view should take particular note of the generational divide when it comes to environmental protection.  59% of 18-29 […]
April 5, 2016

Earth & Water Group Supports the William K. Reilly Awards for Environmental Governance and Leadership

Earth & Water was pleased to co-sponsor the 2016 William K. Reilly Awards for environmental governance and leadership. Congratulations to this year’s winners, Mindy Lubber and Bob Perciasepe, along with the new Reilly Scholars, Maria Manuella Athayde and Maggie McCarey.  The event, which took place on March 31 at American University in Washington DC, was […]