Swallowing the cost of protecting drinking water
BAXTER — Protecting drinking water from pollution and the costs involved came to the Baxter City Council Wednesday.
“I’m all in favor of clean safe drinking water” but Council member Jim Klein said there are costs and the bureaucracy seems like an unfunded mandate. “It all costs money.”
“It’s kind of a double-edged sword, it’s still our responsibility,” to make sure the drinking water is safe, Mayor Darrel Olson said.
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