This letter expresses the states’ concerns over the passback budget process between the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Specifically, the letter details ECOS’ opposition to the information released yesterday that OMB’s passback for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 EPA budget proposed cuts of 30 percent to State and…
This letter from ECOS, ACWA and ASWM urges OMB to make an exception to the regulatory freeze of the Clean Water Act Section 404 Nationwide General Permits and to allow the final rule to go forward for reissuance of the permits published in the Federal Register on January 6, 2017 and scheduled to go into effect…
This transition document on cleanup of the nuclear weapons complex, sent from ECOS to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Rick Perry, the nominee for Secretary of DOE, identifies five priorities for the new Administration with regard to cleanup of the nuclear weapons complex.
This letter, jointly written by ECOS, the Association of Clean Water Administrators (ACWA) and the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM), notes the associations’ concern over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) position on Assumable Waters and Clean Water Act Section 404.
This letter, written to Vice President-Elect Pence, Chairman of President-Elect Trump’s transition team, documents key issues that ECOS members believe are critical to be considered early and thoughtfully as the EPA transition is carried out.
This letter, written to Robin Richardson, Principal Deputy Associate Administrator of the U.S. EPA, documents key issues that ECOS members believe are critical to be considered early and thoughtfully as the EPA transition is carried out.
This letter, written to Myron Ebell, lead of President-Elect Trump’s transition team for the U.S. EPA, documents key issues that ECOS members believe are critical to be considered early and thoughtfully as the EPA transition is carried out.
ECOS, ACWA, and ASWM’s letter to the U.S. OIRA’s Office of Management and Budget expresses that states seek expedited reissuance of CWA 404 Nationwide General Permits.
This letter from ECOS’ newly elected President John Linc Stine, Commissioner of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, outlines his priorities for the 2016-2017 year.
This letter, written by ECOS and members of state environmental regulatory agencies, law enforcement, and prosecutors, expresses concern with H.B. 5063, the Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act (the Act), which the U.S. House of Representatives passed last week, and with the Senate companion, S. 3050.