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November 13, 2021

The state extended its public review period as agencies weigh new guidelines to regulate multiple contaminants in New York waters.

The state Department of Environmental Conservation released new guidance Oct. 5 to regulate perfluorooctanoic acid, or PFOA; perfluorooctanesulfonic acid, or PFOS; and 1,4-dioxane to continue protecting public health with increased monitoring of emerging contaminants to ensure New Yorkers have access to clean drinking water.