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5 Reasons to Attend This Year's UIC Conference

Hotel Special Conference Rate Ends Jan. 31

1. Outstanding networking opportunities – Meet and mingle with leaders from state and federal government, industry, and academia who utilize UIC wells on a daily basis. 

2. Conference sessions and trainings cover the latest information on UIC from a technical and regulatory perspective.
2016 UIC Conference
February 23-25  |  Denver, CO
3. Gain valuable perspective from our impressive roster of expert presenters.

4. Get certificates of completion that may be applied toward continuing education requirements.


5. Denver! This is the first time the UIC conference has been hosted in the western part of the country. 300 days of sunshine, a thriving cultural scene, award-winning dining and natural beauty combine for the world's most spectacular playground.

For a detailed agenda and other information, visit www.gwpc.org/events. Hotel room block ends Jan. 31, 2016. To reserve a room, call 800-445-8667, and mention the Ground Water Protection Council.
 
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Other Headlines

EPA to Hold Public Teleconference on Hydraulic Fracturing

 
EPA’s Science Advisory Board’s Hydraulic Fracturing Research Advisory Panel will hold a public teleconference Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm EST to review and discuss the Panel’s first draft of the peer review report regarding SAB’s review of EPA’s Hydraulic Fracturing Drinking Water Assessment.

EPA will use the comments from the SAB, along with the comments from members of the public, to evaluate how to augment and revise the draft assessment. The final assessment will also reflect relevant literature published since the release of the draft assessment.

To participate in the meeting and view meeting materials, visit SAB’s website.
 

EPA Releases Final Regulatory Determinations for Contaminants on Third Drinking Water Contaminant Candidate List

(EPA Water News)

EPA reduces human health risks by studying the presence of selected unregulated contaminants in drinking water every five years. EPA then determines whether to regulate the unregulated contaminants.

On October 20, 2014, the agency released preliminary determinations to regulate strontium and not to regulate dimethoate, 1,3-dinitrobenzene, terbufos and terbufos sulfone. EPA has made a final regulatory determination not to issue a national primary drinking water regulation for dimethoate, 1,3-dinitrobenzene, terbufos and terbufos sulfone because they are not occurring, or occur infrequently in drinking water.  However, the agency is not making a final regulatory determination for strontium at this time. The agency based its decision to delay a final determination for strontium on public comments received and plans to further evaluate scientific information that became available after publication of the preliminary regulatory determinations. By delaying action, the agency can use the best available science to conduct additional scientific analyses to determine if there is a need to develop a national drinking water regulation for strontium.  | Full Article

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February 23-25, 2016

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