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Despite Agency Pledges, Utilities Press EPA For Timeline On LCR Proposal

April 09, 2019
Municipal drinking water utilities are pressing EPA water chief David Ross on the agency's timeline for proposing revisions to the lead and copper rule (LCR), which agency officials have said is expected this summer, suggesting a cautiousness after the agency has repeatedly missed previous internal deadlines. “What is the likelihood we see a lead and copper rule this summer?” Diane VanDe Hei, executive director of the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA), asked Ross April 8 at the group's 2019...

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