H.Res.19 - Expressing concern regarding the prevalence of hexavalent chromium in drinking water in the United States.116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] (Introduced 01/03/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/31/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.19 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/2019)
This resolution recognizes the importance of protecting the American people from drinking water polluted with carcinogens, such as hexavalent chromium.
In addition, this resolution encourages
- state and local governments and the Environmental Protection Agency to set standards for hexavalent chromium in drinking water,
- consideration of a tax break for purchase of a filtration system to mitigate the effects of hexavalent chromium, and
- government agencies to determine the causes of harmful levels of hexavalent chromium and take appropriate mitigation actions.