December 1, 2004 -- Volume 5, No. 48 NEWS - The premier newsletter for the drinking water quality community.
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Two million that's a lot of perchlorate! This is not a Cold Case File so call on CSI.....or the Massachusetts DEP.  Calculating compliance with LCR? New EPA guidance has helpful answers.   Communicating lead issues to public is subject of AWWA webcast next week.  Threat of poisoning drinking  water dampens Thanksgiving Day for Ohio town.  State imposes strict conditions on RI utility's use of well shut down because of MTBEDBPs drive different treatment changes in Texas and Ohio.

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