GAO Presses EPA To Improve Child Care Lead Testing Plan With HHS

October 2, 2020
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is urging EPA to take additional steps to ensure that an agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to facilitate testing for lead in water in child care facilities is implemented, saying the agency is not taking the situation seriously enough. But EPA is neither agreeing nor disagreeing with GAO’s recommendations for improving lead testing and is saying that it considers the suggestions to be redundant with existing activities. The report released...

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