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1. Council Advises Administration on Proposed NEPA Reforms

ACEC Vice President Transportation Programs Matt Reiffer reports on the Council's submittal of submitted supportive comments and extensive technical feedback this week on changes to the regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) proposed by the White House Council on Environmental Quality. 

Tags: Environmental
2. WEE Committee Winter Meeting, 2/24-2/25, to Feature USACE, IBM, EPA, Congressional Event. Register Now!

The winter meeting of the ACEC Water, Energy and Environment Committee (WEEC) will feature more than a dozen speakers from government and industry discussing key industry issues, including cybersecurity, PFAS, and flood resilience.

Tags: Water, Energy, Environmental
3. Members Wanted for ACEC Work Group to Address Proposed NEPA Rules

ACEC has created a work group to prepare comments in response to the Administration’s recently released changes to National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations.

Tags: Environmental
4. Council Opposes H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act

In a letter to Congressional leaders, ACEC explains the reasons behind its opposition to legislation that would designate certain PFAS chemicals as hazardous substances under Superfund.

Tags: Environmental
5. Congress Boosts Clean Energy and Environmental Spending

The $1.4 trillion appropriations and tax extenders package deal that Congress sent to the White House contains a host of clean energy and environmental wins on the spending side, including large funding boosts for Department of Energy research programs and more money for EPA and the Department of the Interior.

Tags: Energy, Environmental
6. Pew Report Highlights 13 Innovative Flood Mitigation Solutions

A new report by the Pew Charitable Trusts highlights some of the nation’s most effective flood mitigation programs. Based on primary research by Dewberry, the report provides case studies of 13 communities that have implemented effective and innovative ways to reduce flooding

Tags: Environmental
7. ACEC Calls for Senate Action on Bills to Reduce Greenhouse Emissions

 

In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), ACEC urged action on several bills that promote the development of new technologies to reduce greenhouse emissions.

Tags: Energy, Environmental
8. ACEC WEE Committee to Address Cybersecurity, Nuclear Power, and Future of Electric Utility Infrastructure at Upcoming Summer Meeting

There's still time to attend the ACEC Water, Energy and Environment Committee's summer meeting in Denver, August 26-27.

Tags: Energy, Environmental, Water
9. Former Energy Secretary Moniz Offers Framework for Deeply Decarbonized Economy

Former Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz unveiled the Green Real Deal (GRD) last week, calling it a practical plan to tackle the climate crisis.

Tags: Environmental
10. Report: Sea Level Rise Could Force More Than $400 Billion in Seawall Construction

Coastal communities in the lower 48 states will face more than $400 billion in seawall costs due to sea level rise over the next 20 years, according to a new report by the Center for Climate Integrity and Resilient Analytics.

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