EPA WaterSense Authorization Moves Forward in the Senate

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Legislation that would for the first time provide congressional authorization of WaterSense®, the EPA’s voluntary labeling program to identify products that conserve water, is moving toward approval in the U.S. Senate.

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously approved a major water resources measure including provisions sponsored by Sen. Ben Cardin, D-MD, and others to authorize WaterSense, the EPA’s voluntary labeling program that identifies products that conserve water. WaterSense has been operated by EPA for over 10 years using the EPA administrator’s discretionary funding authority. ..

Legislation that would for the first time provide congressional authorization of WaterSense®, the EPA’s voluntary labeling program to identify products that conserve water, is moving toward approval in the U.S. Senate.

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously approved a major water resources measure including provisions sponsored by Sen. Ben Cardin, D-MD, and others to authorize WaterSense, the EPA’s voluntary labeling program that identifies products that conserve water. WaterSense has been operated by EPA for over 10 years using the EPA administrator’s discretionary funding authority.

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