June 9, 2004 -- Vol. 5, No. 23
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This week's NEWS

Seattle now in compliance with lead levels. Major California drinking water supply threatened by levee break. DC kicks off corrosion-control treatment in "test area." EPA's IG says SWAP is OK....mostly. Hexavalent chromium is never totally out of mind or out of the news.........at least in Hinkley! Parents: Maybe that law-school tuition bill wasn't too bad a deal after all. There's lots of MTBE still out there.........and then, of course, there is perchlorate. NC toxicologist "damns (drinking water) with faint praise" (very faint!). Happy Birthday, USGS!


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  • Rural NC area residents wonder about MTBE from landfill (Shelby Star, June 3)
    Commentary: With friends like these, a public water system sure doesn't need any enemies. In response to private well owners seeking public system hookups in an area where MTBE is showing up in the groundwater and where there seems to be a number of unregulated landfills nearby, the state toxicologist is reported to have said: "County water is formable chlorinated water with other chemicals," he said. "You have less chemicals in your water now than if you go with county water." Ouch!

  • New York condo complex gets safe water trucked in after MTBE detections (Journal News, June 7)
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