Washington Post: White House faces new pleas to avert ‘tidal wave’ of water shut-offs as state bans continue to lapse

Washington Post: White House faces new pleas to avert ‘tidal wave’ of water shut-offs as state bans continue to lapse. “… the wave of potential water shut-offs in Michigan reflects a broader, national crisis in the making: Utility protections enacted in the early months of the pandemic are slated to expire in some states — including Hawaii, New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont — over the next few weeks. The looming lapses have registered new urgent alarm among congressional lawmakers and community activists nationwide, who say the Biden administration should have acted faster, and sooner, to distribute federal aid to households at risk.”

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