Category: No Lead in Drinking Water

Bi-partisan Infrastructure Bill and Build Back Better Act: What does this mean for water funding?

Posted on November 10, 2021 by

Late Friday night on November 5th, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bi-partisan $1 trillion Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act. It had been lingering in the House as House leadership awaited the Senate’s passage of a package called the Build Back Better (BBB) Act, a $3.5 trillion spending plan. House leadership had wanted to […]

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Actions to Address High Lead Levels in Drinking Water Due to Benton Harbor Residents’ Leadership

Posted on November 9, 2021 by

Last week 9,000 cases of water were delivered and distributed to Benton Harbor, Michigan residents by volunteers with the Benton Harbor Community Water Council. The water was provided by the state after Governor Whitmer signed an executive directive on October 14 to “coordinate all available state resources to deliver safe drinking water to residents in […]

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