November 19, 2003 -- Volume 4, No. 47 NEWS - The premier newsletter for the drinking water quality community.
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Security weaknesses demonstrated by journalists in US and Canada. Tahoe's water will be MTBE-free and Congress will likely set MTBE free!  Green Bay mayor doesn't like the message (on radium) so he shoots the messengers! Important workshops on tap. In Florida, SWP doesn't mean "state water project" or "source water protection"... but it does mean business! How much O do you need in your H2O?

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