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Set a Strong Drinking Water Standard for the Carcinogen 1,2,3-TCP

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  • Advocate for the most health-protective legal limit for the carcinogenic pesticide byproduct 1,2,3 Trichloropropane, which is found throughout Central Valley groundwater supplies
  • Create precedent for responsible parties, not taxpayers and water rate payers to pay for cleanup of drinking water contamination 

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