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State Board of Health
Mandate 1258

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Amend regulations to include Maximum Contaminant Levels in compliance with EPA recommendations
Purpose of legislation
Provides that the Board of Health shall review the recommendations of any work group convened by the Commissioner of Health after July 1, 2022, to study the occurrence of certain contaminants in public drinking water prior to adopting regulations establishing maximum contaminant levels (MCLs) in all water supplies and waterworks in the Commonwealth for (i) perfluorooctanoic acid, perfluorooctane sulfonate, and such other perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances as the Board deems necessary, (ii) chromium-6, and (iii) 1,4-dioxane.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 585 (2022)
VAC chapters to be amended
12 vac 5 - 590 : Waterworks Regulations
Associated Regulatory Actions No regulatory action has been filed.
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