Hexavalent Chromium Regulations DPH-11-005

Summary

SCH Number
2014048151
Lead Agency
Public Health, Department of (California Department of Public Health)
Document Title
Hexavalent Chromium Regulations DPH-11-005
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/16/2014

Document Description
A drinking water standard specific to hexavalent chromium does not exist at the national or state level. Section 116365.5 of the Health and Safety Code mandates that the California Department of Public Health establish a primary drinking water standard for hexavalent chromium. The subject regulations serve two purposes as a result of legislative enactments. First is to adopt a maximum contaminant level for hexavalent chromium in drinking water, and Second, revise and augment existing regulations in a manner consistent with section 116450 of the Californi Safe Drinking Water Act.

Contact Information
Dave Mazzera
California Department of Public Health
1616 Capitol Avenue, MS 7418
Sacramento, CA 95899-7413

Phone : (916) 449-5600

Location

Regions
Statewide

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Ministerial
Type, Section or Code
21080(b)(1)
Reasons for Exemption
Adoption of the regulations is a ministerial project proposed to be carried out or approved by a public agency.
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