EPA Decision on Perchlorate Criticized The Environmental Protect Agency announces it will not set a national drinking water standard for so-called perchlorate pollution. Environmental activists and public health scientists criticize the decision, saying perchlorate -- a key ingredient in rocket fuel that has been found in water supplies -- has been linked to developmental problems in children. Hear NPR's John Nielsen.
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EPA Decision on Perchlorate Criticized

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EPA Decision on Perchlorate Criticized

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The Environmental Protect Agency announces it will not set a national drinking water standard for so-called perchlorate pollution. Environmental activists and public health scientists criticize the decision, saying perchlorate — a key ingredient in rocket fuel that has been found in water supplies — has been linked to developmental problems in children. Hear NPR's John Nielsen.