Wednesday, December 21, 2005

 

Public Data Show Chemicals in Tap Water

Public Data Show Chemicals in Tap Water

WASHINGTON - Drinking water may have a lot more in it than just H20 and fluoride, according to an environmental group's analysis of records in 42 states.A survey by the Environmental Working Group released on Tuesday found 141 unregulated chemicals and an additional 119 for which theEnvironmental Protection Agency' Environmental Protection Agency has set health-based limits. Most common among the chemicals found were disinfection byproducts, nitrates, chloroform, barium, arsenic and copper.

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