Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Aims to Replace 100 Percent of Nation’s Lead Water PipesEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

The bipartisan infrastructure deal reach last week would, if enacted, fund an ambitious project to replace all of the nation’s lead water pipes, according to White House Press Secretary Jenn Psaki. “It will put Americans to work replacing 100 percent of our nation’s lead water pipes so that every single American child at home or in school can turn on the faucet and drink clean water,” White House Press Secretary Jenn Psaki told reporters on Monday. President Joe Biden mentioned the lead pipe replacement project when he promoted the infrastructure deal in an op-ed published on Monday. “Right here in the U.S., up to 10 million homes and 400,000 schools and childcare centers get their water from lead pipes and service lines.,” Biden wrote. “This agreement will end the threat of lead-contaminated water once and for all, especially in communities of color and in rural America.” Psaki declined to provide a …Read More

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