HB 2980

Groundwater Protection Act Amendments

This bill defines karst terrain, declares that drinking water derived from karst terrain involves significant risk of contamination, and requires any permit issued for activities that may affect groundwater in karst terrain to be supported by a risk assessment and a plan to contain and monitor any identified risk to groundwater.

Sponsors: John Doyle

ISSUES: Pure Water

CWV Position: Supports

Status: Introduced 3/8/21; referred to Health and Human Resources Committee