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go vernme nt has gradually adopted stricter standards for contamina nts such a s arsenic an d so me disinfectants. Man y of the same to xins could also be found in water at ho mes, o ffices a nd bu sinesses. But the contamin ants are especially dan gero us to children, who drink more water per pou nd than adults an d a re more v ulnerable to the effects of ma ny hazardous su bstan ces. "There's a differen t risk for kids," said Cynthia Do ugherty, head of the EPA's Office of Ground water and Drinking Water. Still, the EPA does n ot have the autho rity to req uire testing for all scho ols and can only provide guidance on environmental practices. In recent years, students at a Minnesota elementa ry school fell ill after drinking tainted water. A young girl in Seattle got sick, too. More Climate Change News Green: Science. Policy. Living. News, features, and opinions on enviromental policy, the science of climate change, and tools to live a green life. CONTINUED 1 2 3 Next > digg it 1 digg More ways to share this Article... Reddit Twitter myspace del.icio.us NewsTrust Stumble It! Understand more about: powered by Most Viewed Nation Articles Sotomayor Takes Active Role on Court's First Day In Michigan, A Yellow Light For Green Jobs Justices Indicate Support for Free Speech in Graphic Video Case U.S. Considers Shift in Housing of Detained Illegal Immigrants » Top 35 Nation Articles » Most Popular on washingtonpost.com People who read this also read... For Train Operators, a Lingering Mix of Horror, Helplessness Transfers From Private to Public Schools Rising in D.C. Area After Votes, Prospects for Public Health Insurance Option Dim in Senate David Letterman Tells Studio Audience About Extortion Scheme Jobs by SimplyHired FEATURED ADVERTISER LINKS Lawsuit: Hydroxycut, Cochlear Implants, Denture Cream & Zinc Attorney: Asbestos, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Compensation Debt destroying your day?New Debt Wise helps you decrease your debt! More about: EPA Toxin California Arsenic Copper News washingtonpost.com The web FRESNO, Calif. -- A California senator called on the head of the... . ..administrator for EPA's Office of Water. " EPA has taken this step... . ..s ays. The danger to students is uncertain, and EPA does not know... EPA to brief Boxer on toxic school drinking... 18 hours ago washingtonpost.com Airlines ordered to test, disinfect onboard ... 2 hours ago washingtonpost.com EPA tells schools to test aging caulk for PC... September 28 2009 washingtonpost com Page2of3 AP IMPACT: School drinking water contains toxins - washingtonpost.com 10/6/2009 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/09/25/AR2009092500215.ht...
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