EPA Outlines Plan To Improve US Drinking Water Safety

Law360, New York (November 30, 2016, 9:16 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday unveiled a plan to help improve the quality of drinking water in the United States by protecting drinking water sources and tightening oversight of regulatory frameworks.

Drinking water quality has been a recent focus for communities, the agency and politicians in the wake of the Flint lead-tainted drinking water scandal. In that case, the city swapped out a water supply it had been using safely for a new one that wasn’t treated properly and that exposed Flint residents, including...
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