Oregon Approves New Water Quality Rules Based On Highest ‘Fish Consumption Rate’ In Nation

The Oregon Environmental Quality Commission Thursday approved new water quality standards designed to reduce or prevent toxic pollutants in Oregon waterways and that will be based on new human health criteria, including the highest fish consumption rate in the United States.

The rules include provisions allowing dischargers of pollutants to seek variances if a facility cannot meet the new standards.

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