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On Capitol Hill.


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George joined Corporate Accountability International, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and others on the Hill to call for Congress to kick its bottled water habit. House of Representatives Still Drinking Bottled Water, Costing U.S. Nearly $1 Million a Year (Planetsave.com, 02/10/2011) Will Congress Stop Spending $860,00 a Year on Bottled Water? (Treehugger.com, 02/10/2011) Progress! House Members

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Letter to Speaker


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Upon hearing the news that new House Speaker John Boehner wished to cut his chamber’s operating budget, George suggested that $760,000 of bottled water every year might be a good place to start. 2011.01.06 Letter Re Bottled Water Budget cuts are all in the water (CNN, 01/07/2011) DC Water asks Congress to give up the

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Response to Misleading Washington Post Story


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Today’s Washington Post report, “Congressional report prompts fear and anger over lead in D.C. water” could easily lead our customers to draw improper conclusions about the safety of our tap water today. DC WASA has provided a clear message to our customers about years of progress in reducing lead in District households to very low

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