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Water Infrastructure Bills Advance In House Committee

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Three bills intended to upgrade U.S. drinking water systems and address toxic pollutants took a step forward Wednesdsay as the conversation in Washington D.C. focuses on a wide-ranging infrastructure package.

The AQUA Act, the Low-Income Water Customer Assistance Programs Act, and the PFAS Action Act were advanced out of the Environment & Climate Change Subcommittee, and now will be considered by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which is chaired Congressman Paul Tonko.

The Democrat from New York’s 20th District spoke with WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard about the legislation.

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