State waits on regulating ’emerging chemical of concern’

The Conservation Law Foundation and the Toxic Action Center filed the petition with RIDOH in February, asking the agency to adopt a drinking water standard to protect the public from five of the most common PFAS and to start the process of regulating those chemicals as a class.

The petitioners asked RIDOH to use Vermont’s health advisory threshold for PFAS of 20 parts per trillion.

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