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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 104. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH [106500 - 119405]

  ( Division 104 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

PART 12. DRINKING WATER [116270 - 117130]

  ( Part 12 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

CHAPTER 4. California Safe Drinking Water Act [116270 - 116755]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

ARTICLE 7.5. MTBE Detection [116610 - 116612]
  ( Article 7.5 added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 815, Sec. 3. )

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(a)  This article shall be known, and may be cited, as the Local Drinking Water Protection Act.

(b)  For purposes of this article, “MTBE” means methyl tertiary-butyl ether.

(c)  Commencing January 1, 1998, the State Department of Health Services shall commence the process for adopting a primary drinking water standard for MTBE that complies with the criteria established under Section 116365. The State Department of Health Services shall establish a primary drinking water standard for MTBE on or before July 1, 1999. The State Department of Health Services may, at its discretion, set primary drinking water standards for other oxygenates.

(d)  On or before July 1, 1998, the State Department of Health Services shall adopt a secondary drinking water standard that complies with the criteria established under subdivision (d) of Section 116275 and that does not exceed a consumer acceptance level for MTBE.

(Added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 815, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1998.)

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On or before January 1, 1999, the California Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act scientific advisory panel shall make a recommendation to the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment on whether MTBE should be listed as a carcinogenic or reproductive toxin as set forth in Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 25102) of Division 4 of Title 27 of the California Code of Regulations.

(Amended (as added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 815, Sec. 3) by Stats. 2015, Ch. 303, Sec. 345. (AB 731) Effective January 1, 2016.)

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