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Re: Water update

    Maybe you can email your question to organic gardening magazine..
www.organicgardening.com  They seemed to be the first to show concern about
pressure treated lumber in vegetable gardens and playground, so perhaps they
know of research with perc

----- Original Message -----
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2003 2:30 AM
Subject: [CHAT] Water update

 One question I
> haven't been able to find an answer to is the one I'm hoping someone on
> this list might be able to help with: is it safe to use ground water
> contaminated with perchlorates on vegetable gardens? Many of our town's
> residents have quite large veggie crops and now people are concerned
> that if their water is full of perchlorates it could end up in the food
> they are growing. I haven't been able to get the folks at the EPA to
> definitively answer this (or really any other) question I've
> asked...typical government double speak is their usual m.o. Anyway, any
> help with this one is greatly appreciated and thank you in advance.
> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
> --Albert Einstein
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