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Contents
Feature: Low Flow Purging and Sampling Ground Water
by Joe Ritchey

Feature: Quality of Life: Optimizing Environmental Decisions and Community Well-Being
by Robert Stenner

Plain Talk for a New Generation
Comments from ASTM President Jim Thomas

Tech News
Advanced Ceramics
Officers' Conference
Natural Gas
Blast-Resistant Glass
Metalworking Practices
Gaskets
Cement
Plastic Pipe Systems
Papers for Galling Workshop
Virtual Cement and Concrete Tutorial
Reagent Water
Water in Laboratories
Standards Workshop
Melamine Coatings

Global Notebook
News on Standardization Around the Nation and the World

International Scene
News of ASTM's International Activities

Society News:
Dudley Medal Nominees Sought

People--Member Profile: Dean Flinchbaugh

Calendar of ASTM Meetings

Approved ASTM Standards Actions

Society Review of Main Committee Ballot Actions
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In this issue

Many of ASTM International's standards help protect the environment. This month, standards both long-used and yet to be approved are examined. The kind of ground-water contamination highlighted in feature films such as "Erin Brockovich" is tested for by ground-water sampling standards developed by ASTM Committee D18 on Soil and Rock. And Committee E47 on Biological Effects and Environmental Fate is working on a standard that will guide stakeholders with differing and often conflicting needs in assessing environmental quality-of-life issues. //

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