"EPA Plan for Improving Schools' Drinking Water Gets Chilly Reception"

"U.S. EPA unveiled plans today to improve the quality of drinking water in schools and small communities by targeting the most serious violations and assisting rural systems that struggle to meet federal standards.

But the plan, announced at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing, left lawmakers grumbling about a shortage of details about how EPA plans to proceed."

Taryn Luntz reports for Greenwire in the New York Times December 8, 2009.

See Also:

"EPA Unveils New Policies on Water at Schools" (AP)

Wednesday, December 9, 2009