April 14, 2004 -- Vol. 5, No. 15
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Lead in DC: EPA says its "A local problem but a national opportunity!" ...Run that one by me again, please. The security "hit parade," hosted by Maine. And now, "Live from New York, it's... Standard Methods!" Fallon, NV arsenic-removal treatment will soon be online to meet MCL... but which one? Small systems focus of compliance actions. Where do you sample if you want to know if something's there? Olin Corp sings that old song: "East is east and west is west and the wrong one we have chose"... wait! We're in the perchlorate MCL scope on both coasts!

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  • "Trihalomethanes in Public Water Supplies and Risk of Stillbirth" (abstract-Epidemiology, March 2004)
    Commentary: A study in Canada concludes: "Our results provide evidence for an increased risk of stillbirth associated with exposure to chlorination byproducts through ingestion and showering and bathing, although there was not a clear dose-response relationship."

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