HB 4055

Clean Drinking Water Act of 2022

The bill directs the DHHR to propose maximum contaminant levels or treatment techniques for certain PFAS pollutants; creates the West Virginia PFAS Action Response Team to act as an advisory body within DEP; requires reports from facilities using certain PFAS chemicals; requires the DEP to propose updates to the numeric Public Water Supply human health criteria; and requires the Secretaries of DEP and DHHR to promulgate legislative rules.

Sponsors: John Doyle

ISSUES: Pure Water

CWV Position: Supports

Status: Introduced 1/12/22; referred to Health and Human Resources Committee, then Judiciary