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Water-related Notices

Mar 6, 2006: Public Health Goals for Six Chemicals in Drinking Water
The finalized Public Health Goals and response to major comments for six chemicals in drinking water are available.  These chemicals are: cis/trans-1,2-dichloroethylene, 1,1,1-trichloroethane, 1,1,2-...
Mar 3, 2006: Announcement of Public Comment Period for Draft Public Health Goals for N-Nitrosodimethylamine, Glyphosate, and Cadmium in Drinking Water
OEHHA announces a public comment period and workshop on draft Public Health Goals for nitrosodimethylamine (NMDA), glyphosate, and cadmium in drinking water.
Jan 13, 2006: Second Public Comment Period for 6 Draft Public Health Goals
OEHHA announces a second public comment period for 6 draft Public Health Goal technical support documents.  The chemicals are: cis/trans-1,2-dichloroethylene, 1,1,1-trichloroethane, 1,1,2-...
Sep 16, 2005: Update of the Public Health Goal for 1,2-Dichloroethane
The Public Health Goal for 1,2-dichloroethane has been updated.
Aug 25, 2005: Update on Draft Hexavalent Chromium Public Health Goal
External peer review on the draft Public Health Goal for hexavalent chromium was completed and made available.
Jul 15, 2005: Public Comment Period for Proposed Public Health Goals for 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) and Copper in Drinking Water
OEHHA announces a public comment period for draft Public Health Goals for 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) and copper in drinking water.
Jun 22, 2005: Update of the Lindane Public Health Goal
The Public Health Goal for lindane was updated in 2005.
Jun 6, 2005: Initiation of Risk Assessments for Chemicals in Drinking Water (2005)
OEHHA announces the initiation of risk assessments for chemicals in drinking water in 2005 for the following chemicals: 1,2,3-trichloropropane, 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, and 1,2-dichloroethane.
Jun 1, 2005: Update of the Mercury (Inorganic) Public Health Goal
The Public Health goal for mercury (inorganic) was updated in 2005.
Apr 1, 2005: State's Drinking Water Goal for Perchlorate Consistent With Findings of Major Federal Study
OEHHA announced that the state's Public Health Goal (PHG) for perchlorate in drinking water is consistent with the findings of a recent report on the chemical by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS...
Nov 16, 2004: Update of the Thallium Public Health Goal
The Public Health Goal for thallium was updated in 2004.
Nov 5, 2004: Draft Technical Support Document on the Public Health Goal for Water Soluble Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)
OEHHA announces a public comment period for the draft Public Health Goal for water soluble polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in drinking water.
Jul 23, 2004: Initiation of Risk Assessments for Chemicals in Drinking Water (2004)
OEHHA announced intention to initiate risk assessments in 2004 for the following chemicals: bromate, chlorite, haloacetic acids, and nitrosodimethylamine (NMDA).  Additionally, OEHHA announced...
Jul 2, 2004: Public Comment Period for Draft Public Health Goals for Radium-226 and -228, Strontium-90, and Tritium in Drinking Water
OEHHA announces a public comment period for the draft Public Health Goals for radium-226 and -228, strontium-90, and tritium in drinking water.
Jun 4, 2004: Public Comment Period and Workshop for Draft Public Health Goals for cis/trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene, 1,1,1-Trichloroethane, and 1,1,2-Trichloroethane in Drinking Water
OEHHA announces a public comment period and workshop for draft Public Health Goals for cis/trans-1,2-dichloroethylene, 1,1,1-trichloroethane, and 1,1,2-trichloroethane.
May 7, 2004: Risk Assessment for Chemicals in Drinking Water: Estimation of Relative Source Contribution
Information about relative source contribution (RSC) and its derivation (presented as a poster at the 43rd annual meeting of the Society of Toxicology, Baltimore, Maryland, March 21-25, 2004.
Apr 23, 2004: OEHHA Publishes Health Goal for Arsenic in Drinking Water
Public health goal establishes a long-term objective for the reduction of arsenic in California's drinking water. Arsenic is one of the most toxic substances commonly found in drinking water, and it...
Apr 23, 2004: Public Health Goal for Arsenic in Drinking Water
The finalized Public Health Goal for arsenic in drinking water was made available.
Apr 19, 2004: Radionuclides Health Based Screening Levels
Information on health risks from radionuclides in drinking water.
Apr 11, 2004: OEHHA Announces Health Goal for Perchlorate in Drinking Water
The completion of this Public Health Goal is a first step in California's efforts to address the presence of perchlorate in our state's drinking water supplies.

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