Second Revised DEIR for the Adoption of Statewide Regulations Allowing the Use of PEX Tubing

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Lead Agency
California Building Standards Commission
Document Title
Second Revised DEIR for the Adoption of Statewide Regulations Allowing the Use of PEX Tubing
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Document Description
The California Building Standards Commission (BSC) proposes to adopt new state plumbing code regulations that would remove the prohibition against the use of cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) tubing, a type of plastic pipe, for potable water uses from the California Plumbing Code. The tubing would be authorized for use in various cold and hot water (including potable water) plumbing applications in residential, commercial, and institutional buildings.

Contact Information

David Walls
Agency Name
California Building Standards Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


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Project Issues
Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation Planning (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Public Health (CDPH), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality

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