Let’s Get Rid of Lead Service Lines
The American Jobs Plan proposed by President Biden calls for funding for full removal and replacement of all lead service lines remaining in use in the U.S. This is important for tap water safety because lead service lines (LSL) can be a major source of lead in tap water. Lead is a toxin and is especially hazardous for infants and young children.
Infrastructure is on the agenda in Congress. You can contact your members of Congress and let them know your concerns and priorities. GovTrack helps you find your Representative and Senators. Call their offices and leave a message with the person who answers the phone.
Check out these resources from the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to learn more about the move to get rid of lead service lines: