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Bipartisan bill backs EPA water efficiency program Trump wants to end

May 18, 2017
Senior members of the Senate environment committee have introduced a bill increasing authorized funding levels for EPA's water infrastructure funding programs that includes language authorizing the agency's voluntary water efficiency labeling program, which the Trump administration is seeking to eliminate. Sens. John Boozman (R-AR) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) May 17 introduced S. 1137 , a bill that, among other thing, would codify the agency's WaterSense program, which the administration's fiscal year 2018 budget request seeks to eliminate. “[O]ur bill authorizes...

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