Would You Like Some Rocket Fuel With That Tap Water?

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The Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it’s considering regulating perchlorate, an additive used in rocket fuel which has seeped out from military and industrial sites into water supplies around the country. MoJo DC bureau chief David Corn wrote about the intense lobbying effort by perchlorate companies to keep the chemical unregulated here. You can read more about the EPA’s move here.

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