Questions for: ‘America’s Tap Water: Too Much Contamination, Not Enough Reporting, Study Finds’
Questions for: ‘America’s Tap Water: Too Much Contamination, Not Enough Reporting, Study Finds’.
Article: America’s Tap Water: Too Much Contamination, Not Enough Reporting, Study Finds Before Reading The 1974 Safe Drinking Water Act is the federal law that protects public drinking water supplies throughout the United States.
Under the law, the Environmental Protection Agency sets standards for drinking water quality, and implements various technical and financial programs to ensure drinking water safety.
What questions do you have about the law?
If you live in the United States, what are the chances your drinking water is either unsafe to drink or has not been properly monitored for contaminants in accordance with federal law?
What did Ms. Wu say about the reason repercussions for violations are virtually nonexistent, and subject to no formal action?
Describe the E.P.A.’s recent priorities, and what Mr. Edwards has to say about the drinking water problem.
What more could be done to protect America’s drinking water?
And what more could be done to protect Americans from drinking contaminated water?