Howlett added, "We are delighted that the Court agreed that the science supports something other than a zero MCLG
Table 1 Contaminant MCLG
MCL or TT Potential Health Sources of (mg/L) (mg/L) Effects from Contaminant in Ingestion of Drinking Water Water Antimony 0.
is the concentration at which a chemical is believed to pose no adverse health risks.
The Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance defines MCLG
as "[t]he maximum level of a contaminant that is associated with no adverse health effects from drinking water containing that contaminant over a lifetime.
, a non-enforceable health goal, is defined as the maximum level of a contaminant in drinking water at which no known or anticipated adverse effects on human health would occur, allowing for an adequate margin of safety An MCL is a legally enforceable standard that regulates levels of a chemical contaminant in public water supplies.
In fact, "0" is the EPA's MCLG
, the maximum contaminant