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PUBLIC LAW 104-182—AUG. 6, 1996 110 STAT. 1623 studies, assessments, and analyses in support of regulations or the development of methods, $35,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1996 through 2003.". SEC. 104. STANDARD-SETTING. (a) IN GENERAL.—Section 1412(b) (42 U.S.C. 300g-l(b)) is amended as follows: (1) In paragraph (4)— (A) by stnking "(4) Each" and inserting the following:


" (A) MAXIMUM CONTAMINANT LEVEL GOALS.— Each"; (B) in the last sentence— (i) by striking "Each national" and inserting the following: "(B) MAXIMUM CONTAMINANT LEVELS.— Except as provided in paragraphs (5) and (6), each national"; and (ii) by striking "maximum level" and inserting "maximum contaminant level"; and (C) by adding at the end the following: "(C) DETERMINATION.— At the time the Administrator Publication. proposes a national primary drinking water regulation under this paragraph, the Administrator shall publish a determination as to whether the benefits of the maximum contaminant level justify, or do not justify, the costs based on the analysis conducted under paragraph (3)(C).". (2) By striking "(5) For the" and inserting the following: " (D) DEFINITION OF FEASIBLE.— For the". (3) In the second sentence of paragraph (4)(D) (as so designated), by striking "paragraph (4)" and inserting "this paragraph". (4) By striking "(6) Each national" and inserting the following: "(E) FEASIBLE TECHNOLOGIES.— "(i) IN GENERAL. —Each national". (5) In paragraph (4)(E)(i) (as so designated), by striking "this paragraph" and inserting "this subsection". (6) By inserting after paragraph (4) (as so amended) the following: " (5) ADDITIONAL HEALTH RISK CONSIDERATIONS. — "(A) IN GENERAL.— Notwithstanding paragraph (4), the Administrator may establish a maximum contaminant level for a contaminant at a level other than the feasible level, if the technology, treatment techniques, and other means used to determine the feasible level would result in an increase in the health risk from drinking water by— "(i) increasing the concentration of other contaminants in drinking water; or "(ii) interfering with the efficacy of drinking water treatment techniques or processes that are used to comply with other national primary drinking water regulations. "(B) ESTABLISHMENT OF LEVEL.—I f the Administrator establishes a maximum contaminant level or levels or requires the use of treatment techniques for any contaminant or contaminants pursuant to the authority of this paragraph—