Senate, House to Get Bills Seeking to Eliminate Lead Contamination Water

Sanchez, Humberto
May 2004
Bond Buyer;5/5/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31877, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on the introduction by Senator James M. Jeffords and Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton of identical legislation on May 4, 2004 in the U.S. Senate and Congress House that would revise certain Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) drinking water oversight rules and provide grants to replace water lead pipes. Remarks from Jeffords regarding the bill; Initiative required from the EPA by the measure; Motivation behind the introduction of the legislation.


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