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.