29 Jul '11, 9pm

Update GAO Flunks Some States on Tap Water Quality Monitoring

« GAO Knocks EPA Tap Water Monitoring | Main GAO Flunks Some States on Tap Water Quality Monitoring July 29, 2011 By Morgan Andersen, EWG Summer Government Affairs Assistant and Alex Keller, EWG Summer Water Analyst A new report from the Government Accountability Office , Congress's investigative arm, shows that a number of states have made serious errors in tap water safety data reporting. GAO attributed the lapses to inadequate funding and oversight. The GAO report, released July 19 by Reps. John Dingell (D-MI), Edward Markey (D-MA) and Henry Waxman (D-CA), highlights serious deficiencies in state compliance with the federal Safe Drinking Water Act. It comes a week after another GAO report detailed many problems in the implementation of another aspect of the Safe Drinking Water Act: its provisions for monitoring unregulated water contaminants. The U.S. Environmental Prot...

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