Water Quality Committee Meeting Summary: February 2022

February 15, 2022

Congratulations to Kathy Welt of Mountain Coal Company on her retirement!

Federal Issues

WOTUS – Lucy Harrington and Bob Gessemer of GEI Consultants presented information regarding the Biden Administration’s efforts to redefine WOTUS.

Aluminum – Comments are due on March 9

Members are encouraged to bring topics to the Chair, Chantell Johnson for possible presentation.

State Issues

Water Quality Webinars

Next webinar is April 14, 2022 at 11:00am.

Did discuss PFAS Grant Program – Assist labs

Subcommittees – Implicit NILs – CMA comments available upon request

Legislative Report – Dianna Orf CMA Legislative Report (available upon request)

  1. Draft PFAS Bill (available upon request) – Survey of CMA members to determine impact of the bill.


Water Quality Control Commission Policy 20-1 | Policy for Interpreting the Narrative

List of activities – mining

What products are you changing out? Firefighting foam?