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Dear Editor: Uranium Standards and Whitehall Water

Dear Editor,

The recent Ledger coverage regarding uranium in Whitehall groundwater was timely and well done.

One of the articles (May 29, 2024) contains an apparent statement by someone that none of the 34 water samples taken from the Whitehall area groundwater "came back with low enough uranium." Some interpret this to mean that uranium exceeded drinking water standards in all samples and occurred throughout the Whitehall area.

These samples were part of the work I did for the town from 2015 to 2017. The issue surfaced because the town had recently been required to sample the public water sys...


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