Rapid Fire Update - June 2022
EPA has issued health advisories and grant announcement concerning PFAS in drinking water.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued drinking water health advisories on June 15 for four pollutants, including PFAS, and emphasized that some of these chemicals may impact health at levels close to zero. The EPA also announced that it would make $1 billion in grant funding available to help communities reduce PFAS in drinking water.
DOER issues draft municipal opt-in stretch energy code regulations for public comment.
The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) released draft code language for its Stretch Energy Code and Specialized Municipal Opt-in Code. Public comment is open until August 12, 2022.