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NY tweaks clean water plan as suppliers call for more time

NY tweaks clean water plan as suppliers call for more time

AP
Created: December 19, 2019 05:19 PM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York would not issue violations against certain water suppliers who notify the public that they have too-high levels of certain industrial and synthetic chemicals under the latest plan to be proposed by state regulators.

Brad Hutton, deputy commissioner of the state's Office of Public Health, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that water systems could apply for a 24-month deferral as they install costly, new water treatment systems.

Water suppliers concerned about insurance liability have said they will have to shut off wells to avoid providing consumers with contaminated water.


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