lead-pipes

‘A once in a lifetime opportunity’: House, Senate Dems want to use stimulus cash to address lead, asbestos in Pa. schools

BY: - June 16, 2021

Democratic lawmakers in the state House and Senate say they want to spend $600 million in federal stimulus money to fix public schools from Scranton to Philadelphia inundated with lead and asbestos. Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler, D-Philadelphia, spoke at a press conference Wednesday to demand that the funds be used to address public schools’ financial need […]

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Biden’s infrastructure plan targets lead pipes that threaten public health across the U.S. – including Pa. | Opinion

BY: - May 5, 2021

President Joe Biden has proposed spending $45 billion to replace every lead water pipe and service line in the nation. A public health expert explains why he sees this as a worthwhile investment.