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Environmentalists, EPA Agree To Six-Month Delay Of Final Perchlorate Rule

October 4, 2019
EPA and environmentalists have agreed to a six-month extension, from December until June 2020, of the agency’s court-ordered deadline to finalize a long-delayed rule addressing perchlorate in drinking water, which follows EPA’s previously announced six-month delay in issuing the proposed version of the rule. In an Oct. 1 filing with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, EPA and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) say, “the parties have stipulated to extend the deadline for EPA...

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