Upon passing the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684) last week, the Senate provided significant funding towards development of the nation’s environmental and energy infrastructure. The Infrastructure Act also streamlines environmental review, permitting, and approval of federal infrastructure projects.

The Infrastructure Act includes funding for:

  • Reinstatement of the Superfund Tax: The Superfund

The first 100 days of the Biden Administration saw a flurry of activities at the federal level seeking to address PFAS, a class of thousands of manmade chemicals notoriously known as Forever Chemicals because they don’t break down in the environment.

Studies continue to report adverse health effects associated with exposure to PFAS, even at

Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey’s largest lake, has been in the headlines all summer for the large blue-green algae blooms forcing beach and lake closures. This blue-green algae, called cyanobacteria, produces cyanotoxins under heavy rain and high temperature conditions. Cyanotoxins can have severe human health effects, including fever and blisters to liver failure and respiratory