Walden: Facts and Science Matter
Washington, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) delivered remarks at an Environment Subcommittee hearing entitled, "There’s Something in the Water: Reforming Our Nation’s Drinking Water Standards.”
As Prepared For Delivery
Thank you, Mr. Chairman.
Almost two years ago, Congress capped off--for the first time in 25 years--the comprehensive reauthorization of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Driven by this Committee, the Act had overwhelming bipartisan support and focused on improving utility compliance, aiding state efforts to help drinking water systems, bringing innovation and resilience...