News bites: EPA regulations leading to water rate hikes in Kansas

Towns in Kansas are paying a high price for water to meet standards set forth EPA rules, The Associated Press reports.

The Michigan state Senate is taking up legislation seeking to nullify federal gun regulations, according to The Detroit Free Press.

Regulators grounding of Boeing’s 787 “Dreamliner’ could spell financial trouble for the company, The Hill’s Transportation blog report.

A report following the investigation of last year’s deadly fireworks explosion in Hawaii cites a lack of federal regulations, according to The Honolulu Star-Advertiser.