AIS Guidance and Questions and Answers describe how EPA implements the AIS requirement. The guidance addresses the types of projects that must comply with the AIS requirement, the types of products covered by the AIS requirement, and compliance. The guidance provides a step-by-step process for requesting waivers and the circumstances under which waivers may be granted.You may need a PDF reader to view files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
American Iron and Steel Requirement Guidance (PDF)(20 pp, 633 K,
March 20, 2014)
Implementation of American Iron and Steel provisions of P.L. 113-76, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014
- Questions and Answers Part 1: Valves and Hydrants (PDF)(2 pp, 127 K, May 30, 2014)
- Questions and Answers Part 2: Products, Projects and Process (PDF)(7 pp, 240 K, September 10, 2014)
- Questions and Answers Part 3: Plans and specifications dates, Refinancing and Coatings (PDF)(4 pp, 398 K, March 16, 2015)