Media Advisory: New York State Drinking Water Quality Council to Meet on May 2, 2022

Event: New York State Drinking Water Quality Council to Meet on May 2, 2022

What: The New York State Drinking Water Quality Council (DWQC) will hold a meeting to further consider proposed MCLs for four prioritized long-chain PFAS and notification levels for the remaining 19 PFAS identified in recent modifications to Public Health Law 1112.

Date: Monday, May 2, 2022

Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The meeting will be held in person for council members and is open to the public. The meeting may also be viewed via live Webcasting.

Public Comments: Public comment may occur either in-person or remotely. Further instruction will be forthcoming to those that register to comment.

Written comments can be submitted to; all comments received prior to 4/28 will be provided to the DWQC prior to the meeting. Oral comments will be possible via sign-up prior to the meeting with sign-ups taken beginning on 4/25 at the above email.

To sign up for comments, use the link above and click on the Public Comment tab.We are requesting that those who are making comments identify themselves and their affiliation. Also please note that no registration is required to attend the meeting in person or to remotely view the webcast; only those wanting to make a public comment need to register.

Webcasts of the meetings are posted on the New York State Department of Health's Drinking Water Quality Council web site for one year within two weeks following the meeting.

For more information regarding the DWQC and the agenda for this upcoming meeting, please see here.