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Water Quality:
Phosphate Ban in Detergents

Our Position: support
Bill Number: H3470
Sponsor:
Legislative Session: 11/12

Phosphorus Bill (H.3470, Rep. Mike Pitts) H.3470 would prohibit the use, sell or manufacture of dishwashing detergents containing phosphates, a harmful chemical found in our lakes and rivers. Phosphorus is already banned in 15 states because it kills fish and lowers recreational revenues and home values..

 

http://www.scstatehouse.gov/cgi-bin/query.exe?first=DOC&querytext=3470&category=Legislation&session=119&conid=6293272&result_pos=0&keyval=1193470

Status

Passed by both House and Senate--Now law

Action Needed

Passed - Thanks Sponsors and legislature
     
     

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