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Infrastructure

July 17, 2009
AGC Vice President Kris Young, President and CEO of Miller the Driller in Des Moines, Iowa, testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water and Natural Resources  regarding the GAO report titled “Opportunities and Challenges in the Creation of a Clean Water Trust Fund.”
July 17, 2009
On the eastern front of the U.S. Capitol Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) announced the introduction of bipartisan legislation to establish a Water Trust Fund. The “Water Protection and Reinvestment Act,” H.R.3202, establishes a $10 billion annual fund for repairing America’s corroded pipes and overburdened sewer systems, which pose serious health, environmental and security consequences.
July 16, 2009
AGC CEO Steve Sandherr called for the establishment of a water trust fund Wednesday during a press conference on Capitol Hill.  Congressman Earl Blumenauer invited AGC to participate in the event in which he set the stage for a long-overdue debate on water infrastructure funding.
July 10, 2009
On March 12, 2009, The U.S. House of Representatives passed HR. 1262, the Water Quality Investment Act of 2009. This bill authorizes $19.4 billion over five years for wastewater infrastructure projects, including $13.8 billion for the Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund (SRF) and $2.5 billion for the sewer overflow control grants program.  On May 14, 2009, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee passed companion legislation in S.1005, the Water Infrastructure Financing Act of 2009. S.
July 10, 2009
AGC of America will host our annual Joint Highway and Utility Contractors Issues meeting November 12-14, 2009 at the PGA  Resort in West Palm Beach, Florida. Registration and agenda information will be available soon!
July 10, 2009
AGC of America would like to recognize the AGC of St. Louis for utilizing Liquid Assets: The Story of Our Water Infrastructure to raise awareness about local water infrastructure needs.  In addition to working with various regional partners to support the broadcast of Liquid Assets, AGC of St. Louis has worked with other groups, including the Missouri American Water, to establish a coalition to highlight local water infrastructure needs. To learn more about this effort please click here.
July 10, 2009
On Thursday, June 18, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee passed S. 787 the Clean Water Restoration Act.  The legislation was offered as an amendment sponsored by Chairwoman Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Senator Max Baucus(D-Mont.) and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.). Republican committee members criticized the bill as a substantial expansion of federal jurisdiction over water by removing the term "navigable" waterways.
July 10, 2009
AGC has compiled a chart that contains information about EPA-funded stimulus projects on a state-by-state basis.  To date the EPA has distributed over $5.2 billion dollars to states including $864 million for American Indian and Alaska Native communities.  Click here to download a copy of the chart, which includes state intended use plans where available. Additionally, the EPA has recently identified Tribal Clean and Drinking Water Projects totaling $90 million dollars. Tribal Clean Water Projects (PDF)
July 10, 2009
On June 22, AGC submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) written comments for consideration in the interim final regulation on federally-assisted projects. These projects would include building, highway and municipal and utility construction projects funded by the stimulus. 
July 10, 2009
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) provides significant funding for states to finance high priority infrastructure projects needed to ensure clean water and safe drinking water. The Act also includes "Buy American" provisions that require Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) projects to use domestic iron, steel, and manufactured goods. 

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