The Illinois General Assembly has pending legislation which would mandate the elimination of lead service lines for all water utilities in the state. Chicago has more lead service water pipes than any other American city.
Reset gets a point of view on how the proposed Lead Service Line Replacement and Notification Act connects to environmental and racial justice.
GUESTS: Karen Weigert, executive vice president at Slipstream, a clean energy innovation non-profit; former chief sustainability officer at the city of Chicago
Justin Williams, policy manager at Metropolitan Planning Council