US urges Illinois city to give customers bottled water

FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2012 file photo, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., speaks in Rockford, Ill. Federal regulators are recommending that the city of Galesburg, Ill., provide bottled water or filters to residents affected by high levels of lead in the drinking water. The actions come in response to an investigation published this month by The Associated Press, which found that Galesburg had one of the nation's most persistent problems of lead in the drinking water. Bustos, said she's pleased Galesburg leaders are considering the EPA's recommendations.(Scott Morgan/Rockford Register Star via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDITFederal regulators are recommending that an Illinois city provide bottled water or filters to residents affected by high levels of lead in their drinking water.

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