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NRDC Agrees To EPA Extension Of Perchlorate Water Standard Deadline

November 19, 2018
Environmentalists have grudgingly agreed to EPA's request to extend until April a court-ordered deadline for proposing a health-based drinking water goal for the rocket fuel ingredient perchlorate, acknowledging that EPA has yet to craft such a standard while expressing their frustration with the pace of the agency's efforts. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) writes in a Nov. 16 filing with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York that it “will not oppose Defendants’ motion to...

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