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Judge sets hearing over EPA's perchlorate deadline request

September 13, 2018
A federal judge has set a hearing over EPA's push for a six-month delay of its Oct. 31 deadline to propose a national drinking water standard for the rocket fuel ingredient perchlorate after the agency rejected environmentalists' request to depose agency officials before they formally respond to the request. In a Sept. 11 order , Judge Edgardo Ramos set an Oct. 2 conference on the Natural Resources Defense Council's (NRDC) request for discovery on EPA's request to delay the deadline...

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