20 Jul '11, 8pm

Update GAO to EPA: Improve Implementation of Safe Drinking Water Act

« New & Improved: Safe Cosmetics Act of 2011 | Main GAO to EPA: Improve Implementation of Safe Drinking Water Act July 20, 2011 By Jason Rano, EWG Senior Legislative Analyst, Morgan Andersen, EWG Summer Government Affairs Assistant, and Alex Keller, EWG Summer Water Analyst A Government Accountability Office investigation released last week has found that the Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to protect drinking water and public health from dangerous contaminants are inadequate. During a hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works, David Trimble, GAO Director of Natural Resources and Environment, testified that in 2003 and 2008, EPA's unregulated contaminant monitoring program decided not to regulate 20 contaminants. These decisions were based on data availability, not concern about public health, Trimble said. The agency lacked significant occurrence and he...

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