Critics Of Pending EPA Lead Water Rule Face Tough Call On Filing Lawsuit

October 1, 2020
Critics of EPA’s pending final lead and copper drinking water rule (LCR) face a tough call on whether to litigate if the policy, as expected, is the same as the controversial proposal that opponents charge is too weak, says a former agency official who says an alternative is to wait for a potential Biden administration to make the rule more stringent. A final Safe Drinking Water Act lead and copper rule (LCR) that looks like EPA’s proposal is “not a...

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