Trump EPA proposes overhaul of lead in drinking water rule, critics call plan weak

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The Trump administration on Thursday proposed retooling a 1991 rule on lead and cooper contamination in drinking water, but critics said the change slows by 20 years the timeline for removing aging lead service lines that could expose children to a toxin known to harm developing brains.

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Published 2 weeks ago -  01:03
EPA Proposes Changes To Rules On Lead Contamination In Water
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler called the proposal "the first major overhaul of the Lead and Copper Rule in over two decades."

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