Of America’s 3.5 million miles of rivers and streams, only 31 percent have been assessed and, of those, 53 percent do not meet health and safety standards.
America’s drinking and wastewater systems are underfunded and stretching existing water dollars further will be critical to overcoming the mounting costs.
The cards are stacking up in a confusing and seemingly inconsistent way for the Trump administration on whether there is clear and unwavering support for evidence-based policymaking.
A timeline chronicling key regulatory and legal events from the initial proposal of the Clean Power Plan to the Trump administration’s efforts to repeal the regulation.
Water and wastewater systems across the country require critical repairs and upgrades. This paper reviews several types of water infrastructure along with some unique challenges and opportunities in addressing their affordability, funding, and financing.
D.C.’s effort is notable because many cities are similarly grappling with how to design and pay for water infrastructure generally.
BPC is launching its Management Excellence Tracker in early January 2017 to follow the progress in filling key Senate-confirmable management positions.