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Vol. 2, No. 2 --  January 10, 2001


This week's NEWS

Calgon shocks drinking water community with demand for patent license fee for ultraviolet treatment technology. The hexavalent chromium issue results in adoption of California's unregulated contaminant monitoring regulation through an emergency rule-making procedure.  The high level of interest in chromium is reflected in an upcoming technical symposium in Glendale, where discussions continue between the City and USEPA Region 9 about what to do with treated ground water.  In Tahoe, a water agency initiates a unique ground water management plan aimed at LUST and MTBE.  Interesting reports emerge from USEPA on vulnerable subpopulation research and economics analyses.


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UV Technology








State Revolving Fund




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  • USEPA has prepared guidelines for preparing economic analyses on environmental regulations
    Commentary: These new guidelines should contribute to improved economic assessments of new environmental regulations, including drinking water rules.  However, anyone looking for a resolution of the concern, long held by many, that USEPA costs of compliance are understated will not find the answer here.  Most of the attention is on the benefit side of the cost-benefit equation.


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