The EPA has a long way to go before it completes a years-long effort to lower the legal amount of lead that can be in drinking water, senior officials in the agency told Bloomberg Environment.
This is despite the fact that the agency has spent years studying the issue and, during the Obama administration, developed an almost fully fleshed-out plan for what new regulations would look like.
The Environmental Protection Agency has blown past its self-imposed deadlines in recent years to update its lead and copper rule. A promise to unveil new lead standards in...
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