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EPA Proposes Revisions to the National Primary Drinking Water Rules for Lead and Copper

November 13th, 2019 by Ann Rippe

Proposed Rule Change
Summary: EPA is proposing to revise the National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR) for lead and copper under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The revisions would provide: more effective protection of public health by reducing exposure to lead and copper in drinking water; strengthened procedures and requirements related to health protection and the implementation of the existing Lead and Copper Rule (LCR); and new requirements for community water systems to conduct lead in drinking water testing and public education in schools and child care facilities.
[Full Text - 84 FR 61684]

Citations: 40 CFR 141, Subpart O, Appendix A; 40 CFR 141, Subpart Q, Appendix A; 40 CFR 141, Subpart Q, Appendix B; 40 CFR 141.153(d)(4); 40 CFR 141.154(d)(1); 40 CFR 141.2; 40 CFR 141.201(c)(3); 40 CFR 141.201, Table 1; 40 CFR 141.202, Table 1; 40 CFR 141.31(d); 40 CFR 141.80(c); 40 CFR 141.80(d); 40 CFR 141.80(f); 40 CFR 141.80(g); 40 CFR 141.80(h); 40 CFR 141.80(i); 40 CFR 141.80(j); 40 CFR 141.80(k); 40 CFR 141.81; 40 CFR 141.81(a); 40 CFR 141.81(b); 40 CFR 141.81(c); 40 CFR 141.81(d); 40 CFR 141.81(e); 40 CFR 141.82; 40 CFR 141.84; 40 CFR 141.84(a); 40 CFR 141.84(c); 40 CFR 141.84(g); 40 CFR 141.85; 40 CFR 141.85(a)(1)(ii); 40 CFR 141.85(b)(2)(ii)(B); 40 CFR 141.85(d)(2); 40 CFR 141.85(d)(4); 40 CFR 141.86; 40 CFR 141.86(a); 40 CFR 141.86(b); 40 CFR 141.86(d); 40 CFR 141.86(e); 40 CFR 141.86(f); 40 CFR 141.87; 40 CFR 141.87(a)(2); 40 CFR 141.87(b); 40 CFR 141.87(c); 40 CFR 141.87(d); 40 CFR 141.87(e); 40 CFR 141.87(f); 40 CFR 141.88(a)(1)(i); 40 CFR 141.88(b); 40 CFR 141.88(d); 40 CFR 141.88(e); 40 CFR 141.89(a); 40 CFR 141.89(a)(1); 40 CFR 141.90; 40 CFR 141.90(a)(1); 40 CFR 141.90(a)(3); 40 CFR 141.90(e); 40 CFR 141.90(f); 40 CFR 141.90(g); 40 CFR 141.90(h)

Ann Rippe

Ann Rippe

Manager of Regulatory Services

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