BREDL sends letter to NC DEQ Secretary regarding June 30, 2021 discharge of 1,4 dioxane
The release was from the TZ Osborne Wastewater Treatment Plant in Greensboro
Aug. 11, 2021: Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League urges the Department to consider the enactment of emergency, temporary, or permanent rules that require the following:
1. Testing and analysis be performed after a spill has been reported/detected, including the recommended time frame for such testing.
2. That water providers notify their users of discharges/spills immediately.
3. Additionally, that water providers notify users immediately of any detection of unregulated chemicals, as well as detection of other contaminants that exceed the regulatory limit.
4. The Department should post the results on the DEQ website and send out notices to their media/interested parties lists.
BREDL Aug. 10, 2021 Letter