infrastructure crisis

April 2, 2018

Congress Passes $21.2 Billion Infrastructure Spending Bill

From Water & Waste Digest (March 30) On March 29, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a new $1.3 trillion spending package, of which $21.2 billion will be allocated for infrastructure spending. The new injection will fund the government through September 2018. The House passed the bill with a vote of 256-167 and the Senate […]
December 21, 2016

EPA Issues Interim Final Rule on Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA)

Concurrent with Congress’ action to pass the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 (discussed here), which authorized $20M in funding for the Water Infrastructure Finance an Innovation Act (WIFIA) of 2014, EPA has issued an interim direct rule to implement WIFIA.  Congress authorized EPA to provide federal credit assistance through WIFIA in the form […]