|By Samuel Speciale, Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
While Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, Pell Grants,
He responded to remarks from the
"The word 'safe' doesn't tell you anything," he said. "It's like when you are asked to use good judgment and act appropriately. What does that say? It says nothing."
He said "safe," in this instance, is too vague and asked whether the CDC thinks the water is "a little bit safe, pretty OK or totally OK."
"You can't be sure," Rockefeller said.
Rockefeller said he would not drink tap water at his house while he is in
"It may be that everything is safe, but my own personal judgment is that I won't be drinking the water," he said.
Rockefeller has responded to the crude MCHM spill by sponsoring a water protection act along with Sen.
The Chemical Safety and Drinking Water Protection Act outlines provisions that will better protect surface water from contamination by chemical storage facilities.
The bill was introduced and referred to the Water and
Rockefeller said he thinks state and local government have properly handled the situation and that his
Rockefeller, 76, has been a member of the
Rockefeller's last day in
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