House chairs ask GAO to investigate EPA water assistance

November 22, 2022
The chairs of two key House committees are asking the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to investigate EPA’s efforts to identify and assist water and wastewater utilities vulnerable to shutdown due to both internal and external causes such as flooding, lack of funding, attacks and accidents. Reps. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), chair of the Committee on Homeland Security, and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), chair of the Committee on Oversight & Reform, sent a Nov. 18 letter to GAO asking for investigations into EPA...

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