July 5, 2001 -- Volume 2, No. 27
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This week's NEWS

NDWAC's arsenic workgroup continues to make progress with cost issues and EPA is sued for missing June 22 congressional deadline..and other sins.  An update on California's Public Health Goals is released and a problem-solving SRF regulation change is proposed.  MTBE and ethanol continue to vie for attention and a place in gasoline while the water quality issues are quietly ignored.  California's legislative history of wanting to be "firstest with the mostest" is reflected in bills on arsenic and chromium MCLs.


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Regulatory Comment

  • Expert shares insight on current EPA standard setting (Water Online, June 27)
    Commentary: A thought-provoking assessment by respected analyst Fred Pontius looks at how drinking water quality regulation development is playing out under the "new" SDWA provisions.  But, left unclear is whether the laundry list of what EPA is now supposed to consider in setting a standard--costs, benefits, health risks, treatment feasibility, offsetting risks, sensitive populations, affordability--are in the "quantifiable" or "nonquantifiable" category.....providing fertile ground for debate.
California Regulations
Arsenic  
Chromium

MTBE

Fluoridation

Groundwater

Health Effects

Source Water Issues

Radiation

POU Water Treatment

Pesticide Use


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