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EPA ANNOUNCING RD 3 PUBLIC MEETING and WEBINAR: Preliminary Regulatory Determinations for Contaminants on the Third Drinking Water Contaminant Candidate List




Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 1:00-5:00 Eastern time


Topic: Preliminary Regulatory Determinations for Contaminants on the Third Drinking Water Contaminant Candidate List


Details: As announced in the Federal Register, the United States Environmental Protection Agency will be hosting a public meeting and webinar on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 to discuss the agency’s preliminary regulatory determinations for select Contaminant Candidate List 3 (CCL 3) contaminants. EPA has made preliminary determinations to regulate strontium in drinking water and to not regulate four other contaminants (dimethoate, 1,3-dinitrobenzene, terbufos, and terbufos sulfone). Other topics of discussion will include the process used for this round of regulatory determinations (i.e., RD 3), the supporting information used, and the status of contaminants not receiving a regulatory determination at this time.


The public meeting will be held at The Cadmus Group, Inc., third floor conference room, located at 1555 Wilson Blvd. Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22209. Participants can also attend online via a webinar link, which will broadcast the meeting discussion and presentations. Persons wishing to attend the meeting in-person or online via the webinar must register by Tuesday, December 2, 2014 by sending an email to: Please specify in your email whether you wish to attend in-person or online. The number of seats available for the meeting is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.


To be placed on the public commenter presentation agenda, please send an email to: by December 2, 2014 indicating that you would like to present comments. Any overhead materials (e.g., PowerPoint slides) must also be received by December 2, 2014. Public commenter presentations will be limited to 10 minutes each or less, and only one person should present the statement on behalf of a group or organization. EPA is also accepting public comments via the docket, as explained in the Federal Register notice presenting the preliminary determinations. Public comments presented at the meeting should also be submitted to the docket to get a formal response.


Key Dates:

  • Register for in-person or on-line attendance by Tuesday, December 2, 2014.
  • Register for the public presenter list by Tuesday, December 2, 2014; any presentation materials must also be received by this date to be included in the overhead/online presentations.
  • The meeting will be held Tuesday, December 9, 2014, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm Eastern Time.
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