Arsenic Resource Links

Arsenic and You Learn about arsenic and find out if your family might be exposed through private well water, food or other sources. The site includes easy steps to reduce your exposure and additional resources.

Envirohealth Links: Arsenic & Human Health The National Library of Medicine has a webpage with links to information about arsenic.

ATSDR ToxFAQs for Arsenic The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry's ToxFAQs for arsenic.

EPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water: Arsenic Rule-Making On January 22, 2001 EPA adopted a new standard for arsenic in drinking water at 10 parts per billion (ppb), replacing the old standard of 50 ppb. The rule became effective on February 22, 2002 and systems were required to comply with the 10 ppb standard as of January 23, 2006.

NRDC Arsenic in Drinking Water FAQs The National Resource Defense Council's answers to frequently asked questions about arsenic in drinking water.

Arsenic in Groundwater of the United States The United States Geological Survey, a sub-agency of the U.S. Department of the Interior, has developed maps that show where and to what extent arsenic occurs in groundwater across the country. In addition to maps, this site contains information about the occurrence, controls and health effects of arsenic.

Harvard Arsenic Project Maintained by Harvard University's Richard Wilson, this comprehensive site focuses on the public health aspect of acute arsenic poisoning from drinking water, with an emphasis on the catastrophic problem of arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh.

WebElements Periodic Table: Arsenic Includes extensive information on the chemical properties of arsenic, from the simple to the complex. Designed for students and for curious, somewhat science-savvy citizens.

Information on Arsenic in New England Ground Water The United States Geological Survey maintains this site; it contains links to publications about arsenic in drinking water.

State Contact Information on Arsenic in New England Ground Water Contact Information for individual New England States about testing and treatment of arsenic in drinking water.

Arsenic — National Library of Medicine A page with links to health information about arsenic from the NIH's National Library of Medicine, the "World's Largest Medical Library."

Environmental Working Group: Routes of Exposure The EWG is an environmental advocacy group that researches government data, legal documents and scientific studies. The EWG covered rule-making on arsenic in pressure-treated wood and drinking water and it maintains this page to provide links about arsenic research and exposure.