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Thursday, February 1, 1996

An Environmental Working Group review of nearly 200,000 water sampling records found that over two million people -- including approximately 15,000 infants under the age of four months -- drank water from 2,016 water systems that were reported to EPA for violating the nitrate standard at least once between 1986 and 1995.

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Sunday, October 1, 1995

EWG's response to a pesticide industry-funded 'critique' of their report Tap Water Blues, which documented public health risks from drinking water contaminated with herbicides.

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Thursday, June 1, 1995

In 1993-94 over 53 million Americans drank water that did not meet Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) health or biological treatment standards or guidelines.

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Saturday, April 1, 1995

Wetlands, and federal efforts to protect them, have become the source of considerable controversy in recent years.

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Wednesday, October 31, 1990
 

Drinking plenty of good, clean water is important for a healthy body.

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