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EPA Sets Tap Water Limit for Rocket Fuel Chemical 3X Higher Than Agency Scientists Recommend

The Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to set a drinking limit for a toxic rocket fuel chemical three times higher than agency scientists recommended during the Obama administration.  This week, the EPA announced it plans to implement a legal limit for perchlorate under the Safe Drinking Water Act at 56 parts per billion, or ppb. The proposed safe level published by the EPA under the Obama administration was 15 ppb.  Read more...



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