August 22, 2001 -- Volume 2, No. 34
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This week's NEWS

Live from.....Washington, DC, it's arsenic rulemaking on the net!  Bottled water is scrutinized in Southern California, recalled in the Midwest, and marketed in Florida.  MTBE lawsuit results are very significant......or maybe they're not?  Infamous Stringfellow superfund site raises its ugly head again with perchlorate findings.  Microbiological problems abound and a meeting will be held to discuss a new strategy.  EPA Chief is lovingly dubbed "the administration's wind dummy."


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Arsenic
Bottled Water

California Regulatory

Fluoride

Salinity

Colored Water

Nitrate

Radiation

Water Reuse

Perchlorate

Microbiological

MTBE

Earthquake Preparedness

General

  • USEPA Administrator Whitman's job may be "most thankless" (New York Times, August 19 - registration required)
    Commentary:  At its best, heading the EPA is difficult because every decision offends a large activist bloc, no matter which side you come down on, but the former New Jersey Governor's role may be unique.  She notes that fellow Cabinet officer Colin Powell calls her "the administration's wind dummy" -- a reference to the military practice of throwing out a dummy over a landing site to test the winds. The article suggests that "she may well end up tossed out of the plane just to see where she lands."

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