February 12, 2003 -- Volume 4, No. 7
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This week's NEWS
New high-level group in EPA to focus on security issues. Largest drinking water supplier moves to initiate region-wide fluoridation in Southern California as Ft. Collins, CO task force completes exhaustive review and recommends continuing fluoridation. Cause of leukemia in Fallon, NV area not revealed in latest study. Significance of tungsten levels is being assessed. Perchlorate guidance from USEPA is updated, reaffirmed, explained and projected. Brits may think twice about putting the old kettle on for a spot of tea.........and a little nickel! How is risk assessed, perceived and communicated.... by journalists and water suppliers?

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