Congress Seeks Info From Bottled Water Cos.

Law360, New York (August 27, 2009, 3:58 PM EDT) -- Members of Congress have requested documents from 13 bottled water companies in light of a recent U.S. Government Accountability Office report indicating that safety and consumer protections are often less stringent for bottled water than for tap water.

In the wake of a congressional hearing, Reps. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., and Henry A. Waxman, D-Calif., of the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittee on oversight and investigations sent letters to leading bottled water companies requesting documents and information pertaining to the panel's investigation into...
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