Inside EPA - 10/25/2019

Former EPA Officials Fault Enforcement, Timeline Flaws In LCR Water Rule

October 16, 2019
Former EPA water officials are criticizing the Trump administration’s description of its proposed lead and copper rule (LCR) revisions as decreasing exposure to lead in drinking water, saying that while many of the concepts in the proposal are good there is no way to enforce them and rejecting claims the rule will speed replacement of lead pipes. “There’s some good ideas in there, but they didn’t close the loop on enforceability,” Carl Reeverts, a former deputy director of EPA’s Drinking...

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