Inside EPA - 08/30/2019

Utilities, Environmentalists Spar Over EPA Power To Forgo Perchlorate Rule

August 27, 2019
Correction Appended Water utilities and environmentalists are staking out opposing stances on the emerging question of whether EPA can forgo setting an enforceable drinking water standard for the rocket fuel ingredient perchlorate, with utilities backing EPA’s option not to regulate and environmentalists arguing the agency should strengthen its proposed rule. But state drinking water regulators, who are staying neutral on the question of whether or not EPA should regulate, are noting several potential concerns with either approach and urging...

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