February 18, 2004 -- Vol. 5, No. 7
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Now there's one more way to tag those pesky coliforms. Arnold's top enviro-man says no California perchlorate drinking water MCL for 18 months. That fight to keep MTBE from getting a free ride in the Energy Bill isn't finished: The fat lady is just warming up! Get those "good vibrations" without going to the beach. Boil water advisories generate mixed reactions in Saskatchewan. It's the water... a little arsenic... and a lot more? And, a layperson's guide to risk assessments — from your friendly toxicologists at ATSDR.

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Federal Update State Updates
  • New Jersey seeks public comment on its discussion paper on dealing with unregulated organic contaminants
    Commentary: New Jersey has developed a very thoughtful discussion paper looking at how to deal with unregulated synthetic organic contaminants, primarily (at least initially) in groundwater. Five options are outlined and evaluated. Some possibly useful tools, not just to New Jersey-ites, are provided including Table 1 (PDF file, 2 pages),a spreadsheet of all USEPA drinking water standards by date adopted, and Table 2 (PDF file, 3 pages), a side-by-side of national, state and WHO constituent levels.

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