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House Panel Advances SDWA Bill To Boost EPA Infrastructure Loan Funding

July 14, 2017
A House subcommittee has advanced with bipartisan support a draft Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) reauthorization bill that would boost funding for EPA's water infrastructure loans and expand the agency's reviews of state programs, even as Senate Democrats are pressing the agency to step up its SDWA oversight, especially on lead contamination. The environment panel of the House Energy and Commerce Committee used a voice vote at a July 13 markup to approve its discussion draft of legislation to update...


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