May 07, 2020

EPA poised to overhaul Lead and Copper Rule for Drinking Water

Allison A. Torrence

Following the Flint, Michigan, lead-contaminated water crisis in 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has faced continuing pressure to improve the way it protects communities from lead in drinking water. In response, on November 13, 2019, EPA published proposed regulatory revisions to the National Primary Drinking Water Regulation for lead and copper (Lead and Copper Rule) in the Federal Register, 84 Fed. Reg. 61,684

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