Health Risk Limits Rules for Groundwater
2014/2015 Amendments - Public Input
A key to rulemaking is to solicit input and feedback from interested persons on the proposed rule.
Opportunities for Input
Written Comment Period: Dual Notice of Intent to Adopt Rules
Accepting comments until October 1, 2015
MDH published a Dual Notice of Intent to Adopt Rules for the Health Risk Limits Rules Amendments in the Minnesota State Register on August 31, 2015. The Dual Notice provides details about the amendments to the Health Risk Limits Rules that MDH is proposing. The proposed rules amendments may also be viewed from the MDH website.
- Proposed Permanent Rules Pertaining to Health Risk Limits
(Minnesota State Register, Dual Notice of Intent to Adopt Rules)
- Proposed Rules Amendments (MDH website)
During the period of August 31, 2015 to October 1, 2015, you may submit written comments to MDH on the proposed amendments to the Health Risk Limit Rules. MDH intends to adopt the proposed changes to the Health Risk Limits Rules without a hearing, unless 25 or more people request a hearing in writing. More information on how to submit comments or request a hearing is available in the Dual Notice published in the State Register on Monday, August 31, 2015. You may also contact:
Minnesota Department of Health
625 Robert Street North
P.O. Box 64975
St. Paul, MN 55164-0975
Phone: (651) 201-4923
Fax: (651) 201-4606
MDH held a public meeting for input about the proposed HRL Rules Amendments on Thursday, August 7, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. in the Freeman Building at 625 Robert St, N., St. Paul, Minnesota.
Following a brief presentation, there was opportunity for participants to ask questions or provide comment on the health-based guidance values under consideration for adoption into rule. A list of the contaminants, links to the guidance values being proposed for adoption, and meeting materials, including the agenda and copy of the presentation can be obtained from the Web pages below.
MDH also continues to accept oral and written comments.
When available, further information about HRL rulemaking input opportunities will be announced on this website and via our email subscription service. To subscribe, please click on "Get Email Updates" near top of the right column on this page. Please contact Health Risk Assessment if you have questions or comments related to Health Risk Limits Rules or these contaminants.
MDH welcomes questions at any time about the rulemaking process.