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NRDC Urges EPA To Craft Perchlorate Limit After Review Backs Model

April 10, 2018
Environmentalists are renewing their calls for EPA to craft a drinking water standard for the rocket fuel ingredient perchlorate after a peer review panel found that the latest version of the agency's model to inform development of a health goal for the substance is "fit for purpose." "One of the many travesties in the failure to properly protect drinking water in the United States is EPA's decades-long inability to set an enforceable drinking standard for perchlorate, a chemical that harms...


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