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Drinking Water Worries Amidst Chemical Use
Vermont officials are trying to adapt to a tougher drinking water standard for a chemical used to fight the sea lamprey, an eel-like creature that has hurt fish populations in Lake Champlain.

Officials with Gov. Peter Shumlin's and Sen. Patrick Leahy's offices confirmed Friday that they've been negotiating over the use of the anti-lamprey chemical TFM since the state lowered its safe drinking water standard from 35 to three parts per billion.

The move came after the state Health Department questioned the veracity of the 1970s study on which the looser standard was based.


 
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