Clean Water Trust Fund Bill Introduced in House

Congressman Earl Blumenauer (OR-3) introduced, yesterday, Aug 1, the Water Protection and Reinvestment Act of 2012 (HR 6249), a bill that attempts to address national water infrastructure needs estimated at more than $1 trillion over the next 25 years. The bill would assess fees on water users and polluters to generate upward of $6 billion per year to pay for the water infrastructure projects.

For more information on the bill please see Congressman Blumenauer’s press release