Investment in water emerges as top issue for Biden campaign

Feb 28, 2024


As Republicans slam President Joe Biden’s policies on electric vehicles and natural gas, the White House is flaunting progress and steering attention to a less polarizing environmental issue: clean water.

The Biden administration has touted its credentials on water issues, with Vice President Kamala Harris stopping last week in Pittsburgh to highlight billions in federal funding to make drinking water safer and improve water infrastructure.

It was the third time in two years that the vice president visited the swing state to call for an end to lead pipes, which have caused major public health crises in cities like Newark, New Jersey, and Flint, Michigan.

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