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2011-02-02 14:35:00

Statement From The Perchlorate Information Bureau (PIB) SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The best available science, federal statute and EPA's own Office of Inspector General all point to the conclusion that a national perchlorate standard is not needed and would not provide a meaningful public health benefit. According to EPA guidelines, for a federal standard to be warranted on any compound, three criteria must be met: The compound must cause an adverse...

2011-01-10 16:14:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The best available science overwhelmingly points to the conclusion that California's current perchlorate public health goal (PHG) of 6 parts per billion in drinking water is exceptionally conservative and highly protective of public health. California's proposed decision to lower the PHG to 1 part per billion would jeopardize water supplies and increase costs for water consumers statewide without any corresponding public health benefit....


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