Utilities Warn EPA More Work Awaits As Advisers Weigh M/DBP Regulation

November 27, 2023
EPA’s National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC) is poised to consider adopting advice from its microbial disinfection byproducts (M/DBP) working group that could lead to long-sought new rules on the contaminants, but water utilities say the agency will face a heavy burden to translate its advisers’ 12-point agenda into workable policy. NDWAC will meet Nov. 28-30 to consider the working group’s report and develop “advice and recommendations” to EPA on how to revise its Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) rules...

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