DEP Rules Regarding Water Quality Standards
This bill would approve changes to the human drinking water quality standards, weakening some and strengthening others. It also changes the review process for future changes in the standards by assigning the sole approval authority to the DEP without legislative review.
ISSUES: Pure Water
CWV Position: Opposes
Status: Introduced in Senate 1/17/2022, referred to Judiciary Committee; passed Senate 1/31/22; referred to House Judiciary committee 2/1/22; passed House 2/11/22; Approved by Governor 2/21/2022