Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Update: Florida approves toxins for dumping

Follow-up to ERC story from yesterday:

From the Miami Herald:

TALLAHASSEE Florida regulators voted to approve new water quality standards Tuesday that will increase the amount of cancer-causing toxins allowed in Florida’s rivers and streams under a plan the state says will protect more Floridians than current standards.
The Environmental Regulation Commission voted 3-2 to approve a proposal drafted by state regulators that would impose new standards on 39 chemicals not currently regulated by the state and revise the regulations on 43 other toxins, most of which are carcinogens.

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