Dear Governor Lee,

Dear Governor Lee: On behalf of Tennessee residents and Tennessee Clean Water Network (TCWN) members, I urge you to sign a Notice of Intent to Participate (NOIP) in EPA’s WIIN Grant: Lead Testing in School and Child Care Program Drinking Water. Only states and tribes are eligible to apply. This letter is due by February 11, 2019. As you know, TN legislature passed a bill requiring school districts to test for lead in drinking water at all schools built before 1998. But that bill was an unfunded mandate, with no protocol for testing. That is a clear case of environmental injustice. Where are low-income school districts going to find the money to comply? The answer lies within this grant. EPA'

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