NDWAC Struggles To Find Consensus On Disinfection Byproduct Policies

November 28, 2023
EPA’s drinking water advisors are wrestling with potential recommendations for new microbial disinfection byproducts (M/DBP) rules, as advisers, utility officials and environmentalists used the first session of a three-day meeting to raise concerns over the burdens several proposed reforms could place on water systems and the agency itself. During the first day of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council’s (NDWAC) Nov. 28-30 meeting, members of the council quickly agreed to endorse some of the 12 policy recommendations crafted by their...

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