Inside EPA - 12/13/2019

State Regulators Fear ‘Nightmare’ Over Complexity Of EPA’s LCR Proposal

December 5, 2019
State drinking water regulators are raising concerns about the complexity of EPA’s proposed revisions to its lead and copper rule (LCR), predicting significant challenges in analyzing increased data, urging clarification of when certain actions would be triggered and questioning whether requiring utilities to sample in schools will reduce exposure. “I foresee a nightmare” due to the potential for mixing up data on initial and follow up samples taken from the same tap, Lisa Daniels, director of the Pennsylvania Department of...

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