El Paso County lawmakers sponsor bill to ban firefighting foam

DENVER April 2, 2019 – If the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency won’t act, a bipartisan group of El Paso County legislators will.

This week, the foursome introduced House Bill 1279, which would ban the kind of firefighting foam found in water supplies of Fountain, Security and Widefield.

The two Republican sponsors are Sen. Dennis Hisey of Fountain and Rep. Lois Landgraf of Colorado Springs, and the two Democrats are Sen. Pete Lee and Rep. Tony Exum, both of Colorado Springs.

Read more at The Gazette.