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The Water Protection and Reinvestment Act of 2009

FYI,

The Water Protection and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Yesterday Congressman Earl Blumenaeur (OR)  introduced, The Water Protection and Reinvestment Act of 2009, in Congress. The bill would establish a water protection and reinvestment fund to support investment in clean water and drinking water infrastructure. Today at 2 pm, the U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee will hold a hearing to discuss the merits of the legislation. CWN Board Treasurer Dereth Glance, representing Citizens Campaign for the Environment (NY & CT), will testify on the bill.

To obtain a copy of Dereth’s testimony and Clean Water Network’s official Board position on establishing a national clean water trust fund click HERE.

–Larry