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Details of Tracking Number  2016-00466

CCR details

Tracking Number 2016-00466
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 1000 Department of Public Health and Environment
Agency 1002 Water Quality Control Commission (1002 Series)
CCR Number 5 CCR 1002-31

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 09/19/2016
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2016-00466.pdf
Statutory Authority sections 25-8-202(1)(b); 25-8-204; and 25-8-402, C.R.S.
Description of Subjects/Issues Proposed revisions will correct errors to the organic chemical standards that occurred subsequent to an April 11, 2016 rulemaking. The errors were revisions or additions of water+fish ingestion standards for biphenyl, tetrahydrofuran, methanol and trichloroethylene (TCE), and a revision to the trichloroethylene (TCE) water supply standard.
Purpose/Objective of Rule This regulation establishing basic standards and an antidegradation rule and implementation process and establishing a system for classifying state surface waters, for assigning standards, and for granting temporary modifications (hereinafter referred to as “Regulation”) is the foundation for the classification of the state surface waters of Colorado, as prescribed by the Colorado Water Quality Control Act. It is intended to implement the state Act by maintaining and improving the quality of the state surface waters. This regulation is based on the best available knowledge to insure the suitability of Colorado's waters for beneficial uses including public water supplies, domestic, agricultural, industrial and recreational uses, and the protection and propagation of terrestrial and aquatic life. It is further intended to be consistent with the 1983 and 1985 goals and objectives of the federal Act. This regulation shall be constructed in a manner consistent with these purposes and shall be considered part of the implementation of the 1983 and 1985 goals and objectives.
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? No
Hearing Date 01/09/2017
Hearing Time 10:30 AM
Hearing Location Sabin Conference Room, CDPHE, 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, Denver, CO 80246
Contact Name Andrew Ross
Contact Title Groundwater Specialist
Contact Telephone 303-692-3395
Contact email andrew.ross@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02016-00466.doc
Redline Redline2016-00466.doc
Adopted Date 01/09/2017
AGO requested date 01/10/2017
Attorney General Opinion 01/18/2017
Colorado Register publication date 02/10/2017
Effective Date 03/02/2017
Inserted into CCR 03/02/2017