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Waste Permit Streamlining Task Force-
Arsenic Working Group

Issues of Concern

No.

Issue

1 P

Review the epidemiological assumptions for setting the risk level for arsenic. The data from India should be reviewed.

2 P

Review the standard set for residential, commercial and industrial use.

3 P

Clarify / review the data on background arsenic levels.

4 P

Review the role of DEM and DOH and reporting requirements in instances where high arsenic background levels are not caused by releases.

5 P

Provide more guidance concerning how to determine background levels of arsenic.

6 P

Examine DEM's and DOH's respective roles in regulating public health concerns through the site remediation regulations.

P=policy; A=administrative; R=regulatory; D=DEM generated


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