Frequent Questions

What are EPA?s next steps and how long will it take to develop a regulation for the first group in the Drinking Water Strategy Contaminant Groups Effort?

EPA expects to initiate regulatory efforts to begin addressing carcinogenic VOCs by the end of March 2011. Typically, it takes about 2 to 2.5 years to develop a proposed rule and about 2 years to promulgate a final rule.

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