EPA rejects new Oregon Water Quality Standards

July 2010
Confederated Umatilla Journal;Jul2010, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p11
The article focuses on the disapproval of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the New and Revised Human Heath Water Quality Criteria for Toxics of Oregon on June 1, 2010. It says that the condemnation is based on the Fish Consumption Rate used by the Oregon, which set out the number of pollutants discharged in the state's waterways. It adds that EPA reviewed the water quality standard of Oregon 90 days of its submission and decided to disapprove six years after its compliance.


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