In past years, California received an F for its state policies on lead in the water at schools. This year will hopefully prove to be the year that California passes this examination with flying colors by approving a CALPIRG-backed ban on the sale of water faucets and fixtures that leach excess lead.
Californians have been misled by the misuse of the "chasing arrows" recycling symbol. The California Assembly recently voted to prohibit manufacturers from using the recycling symbol on non-recyclable materials. CALPIRG will encourage Gov. Newsom to sign the bill if and when it reaches his desk.
As kids return to school this fall, it's up to us to make sure they aren't returning to water fountains and other fixtures that contaminate their drinking water with lead. CALPIRG is urging the state Senate to pass legislation that minimizes lead exposure in drinking water by banning the sale of water faucets and fixtures that leach lead.
We can't do it without you.
CALPIRG is your advocate for the public interest, speaking out for healthier, safer, more secure lives for all of us.
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