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Bill would let utilities offer grants or loans to replace private lead service lines
"The proposal would leave it to municipalities and utilities to decide how much assistance to provide, but Green Bay Water Utility General Manager Nancy Quirk said utilities are limited by the fact that they can't easily raise rates to fund financing programs, an issue the bill doesn't address.
Curt Witynski, assistant director of the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, said the bill could help. But municipalities want water utilities to be able to get approval from the PSC for rate increases to fund financing programs, he said." Read the full article