12 Oct '11, 5pm

Report: California’s oceans, rivers more toxic than ever

EPA’s water pollution regulations violate the Clean Water Act, as they ignore 60% of the pollution in sewage Congress intended to ‘treat’ under the Act. Among this waste is nitrogenous (urine and protein) waste, while this waste besides exerting an oxygen demand also is a fertilizer for algae, thus contributes to dead zones.(www.petermaier.net) All this is caused by a faulty applied test, EPA used to set NPDES treatment standards, while EPA already in 1984 acknowledged the problems caused by this test, it ever since refused to correct the test. In 1987, of the record, EPA stated that the test and regulations should be corrected, but that this was impossible as it would require a re-education and re-tooling of an entire industry. In a recent White House petition http://wh.gov/gVc the Obama Adminstration is asked to demand that EPA correct this test and finnaly after 40 year...

Full article: http://redgreenandblue.org/2011/10/12/report-californias-...

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