Final EPA Rule On Lead-Free Pipes Drops Proposed Labeling Mandate

July 29, 2020
EPA has issued its final rule tightening drinking water policies that will limit the lead content in plumbing materials -- changes the agency says will protect the public from lead consumption even though the finalized version drops language from the Obama-era proposal that would have required labeling of lead-free pipes. The agency released the lead pipes rule on July 29 alongside its announcement that it has sent for White House Office of Management & Budget (OMB) mandatory pre-publication review its...

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