|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 30 Apr 2010 00:37:05 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PERCHLORATE: New Jersey to set standard, after all|
Perchlorate limits to be set for water BY JAMES M. O'NEILL The Record (NJ) April 30, 2010Just weeks after refusing to sign a proposed rule to regulate perchlorate levels in drinking water, state environmental commissioner Bob Martin indicated Thursday that he will implement restrictions for the chemical, which is harmful to pregnant women and fetuses.
"The commissioner does plan to institute a perchlorate regulation as quickly as possible," Larry Ragonese, a spokesman for Martin, said Thursday.
Perchlorate, a chemical ingredient of fertilizer and rocket fuel, has been found in some private and public drinking water wells in North Jersey.
EPA opinion soughtEnvironmentalists were angry recently when Martin, Governor Christie's new Department of Environmental Protection commissioner, did not sign a proposed rule that would have set a limit on perchlorate in drinking water.
... For the entire article, see http://www.northjersey.com/news/health/other_health/92483339_Perchlorate_limits_to_be_set_for_water.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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