Saturday, January 10, 2009

Please Drink Your Rocket Fuel Responsibly

I feel so much better now that the EPA is on top of this...

The Environmental Protection Agency is taking a second look at its decision not to limit the amount of a toxic rocket fuel ingredient allowed in drinking water.

Late last year, the agency proposed not setting a drinking water standard for perchlorate, which has been found in at least 395 sites in 35 states at levels high enough to interfere with thyroid function and pose developmental problems in humans.
At the time, the EPA said setting a standard would do little to reduce risks to public health.

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