Summary: H.R.6140 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/22/2016)

This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act by requiring the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to publish a maximum contaminant level goal and promulgate a national primary drinking water regulation for perchlorate, which is a naturally occurring and manufactured chemical. According to the EPA, perchlorate can disrupt the normal function of the thyroid gland.