→ Call for Drinking Water Contaminants for the Fifth Contaminant Candidate List

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The Environmental Protection Agency ‘is requesting nominations of chemical and microbial contaminants that are not currently regulated, for possible inclusion on the fifth drinking water Contaminant Candidate List.’ The existing list consists of 97 chemicals and 12 microbial contaminants. Nominations should include ‘information showing the nominated contaminant is known or anticipated to occur in public water systems and indicating the nominated contaminant may require regulation due to the potential for adverse effects on the health of persons.’