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In Reversal, EPA Agrees To Bolster Scrutiny Of States' LCR Enforcement

November 12, 2018
In a reversal, EPA has struck a deal with its Inspector General (IG) to conduct annual reviews of state compliance with the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) and is crafting a National Compliance Initiative (NCI) for drinking water, though environmentalists say the effort will take significant resources that the Trump administration may not be willing to provide. EPA initially declined calls from the IG to conduct annual reviews of state drinking water programs to prevent future contamination events, such as...

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