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Comment on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Notice: [Non-protective] “… Guide for Drinking Water after a Radiological Incident” here: https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=EPA-HQ-OAR-2007-0268
It is important to comment and can be anonymous. However, you need to start petitioning your local authorities for safe drinking water now. This guide proves that you can’t trust the US EPA with your health and safey, nor with the environment.
“The MCL of 4 mrem of absorbed radiation dose being the accepted level of an excess cancer risk over a 70 year lifetime needs to be maintained. Relaxing that may result in accepting a higher cancer risk – which is not acceptable.
The guide proposes a DW PAG of 100 mrem projected dose for the first year for sensitive populations (infants, children, and pregnant women) and 500 mrem projected dose for the first year for general populations. The guide needs to explain the basis of these proposed levels…” (Joseph Crisologo, P.E. Senior Homeland Security Engineer, California State Water Resources Control Board Division of Drinking Water)
Note that 4 mrem is 0.04 mSv; 100 mrem is 1 mSv and 500 mrem is 5 mSv.