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CHICAGO, Ill. (WMBD) — Lawmakers and clean water advocates are praising Governor J.B. Pritzker (D-IL) for signing legislation they said will clean up the state’s lead service lines.
The Lead Service Line Replacement and Notification Act (HB 3739) will require water utilities to replace all lead service lines in Illinois. It is expected to create 11,000 jobs.
Representatives from the Illinois Environmental Council and United Associations Plumbers Local 130 hailed the passage of the bill at a presser Monday afternoon.
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