Carper Touts ‘Staggering’ EPA Report On Water Infrastructure Funding Needs

September 13, 2023
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) Chairman Tom Carper (D-DE) used a recent hearing on implementation of the bipartisan infrastructure law (BIL) to highlight EPA’s “staggering” conclusion that drinking water infrastructure needs will total $625 billion over the next 20 years, previewing future battles over funding for such projects. “This past April, EPA released its most recent Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Survey and Assessment [DWINSA], which estimated that the 20-year national drinking water infrastructure need is a staggering $625...

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