Perea http://kvpr.org en Lawmakers Introduce Clean Drinking Water Legislation http://kvpr.org/post/lawmakers-introduce-clean-drinking-water-legislation <p></p><div><p>Several lawmakers introduced nine bills Wednesday they say are designed to help the more than 21 million Californians who rely on contaminated groundwater for drinking.&nbsp;</p></div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Environmental groups and several Democratic legislators stood on the Capitol steps to call for an end to contaminated water. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">They say so many poor communities lack access to safe drinking water that California will have to invest about $40 billion over the next two decades to solve the problem. </span></p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 01:26:04 +0000 Amy Quinton 11084 at http://kvpr.org Lawmakers Introduce Clean Drinking Water Legislation