|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 8 Oct 2010 02:07:48 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PERCHLORATE: Response to EPA proposal|
As EPA Moves to Regulate Perchlorate, Groups Await Pentagon Response By ELANA SCHOR Greenwire/New York Times October 4, 2010Even as they cheer U.S. EPA's first steps toward a drinking water standard for perchlorate, environmental and public health groups are warily predicting Pentagon and industry resistance to proposed limits on the rocket fuel chemical during a behind-the-scenes federal review process.
EPA sent an initial determination on perchlorate to reviewers at the White House budget office last Wednesday, more than a year after first seeking input on revisiting the George W. Bush administration's refusal to regulate its presence in drinking water. The agency's move was widely acknowledged as a reversal of that 2008 decision, setting the stage for new curbs on a contaminant that can impede thyroid functioning at high doses -- particularly among children and pregnant women.
... For the entire article, see http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/10/04/04greenwire-as-epa-moves-to-regulate-perchlorate-groups-aw-43754.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 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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