WV Rivers Urges WVDEP to Improve Water Quality Standards While Manufacturers Attempt to Weaken Standards
On December 4, the WVDEP hosted a meeting for the public to hear from the two organizations, WV Manufacturers Association (WVMA) and WV Rivers, that submitted proposals on the human health criteria within our water quality standards. Read our previous blog to learn more about the Human Health Criteria proposal we submitted to WVDEP. The WV Manufacturers Association’s proposal can be found here.
Over 40 people attended the meeting in person or remotely to learn about the proposals. WV Rivers’ made the case for our recommendations to improve water quality and protect the public’s health by:
WVDEP will consider the two proposals and release their decision in the Spring. As we await WVDEP’s decision, we want to thank each and everyone of you who took action thorough our alerts or made a donation to our Science Fund. Thank you!