The Minnesota Department (MDH) is proposing amendments to the Health Risk Limits (HRLs) Rules and to adopt new and updated human health-based water guidance values into rule. The chemicals proposed for amendment include herbicides and other pesticides, polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) and volatile organic compounds (VOC). Below is a listing of chemicals MDH is considering in its rule revision:
|Chemical Name||Previously adopted values in HRL Rule?|
|2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D)||Yes|
|Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Salts||Yes|
|Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) and Salts||Yes|
MDH will accept written comments on the proposed rules amendments through Wednesday, February 21, 2018.