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Oregon Starts Development of Temporary Rules for Cyanotoxin Testing Following Salem Incident

oregon-health-authority-squarelogo-1426508457433Due to the cyanotoxin incident in Salem, Oregon and other cyanotoxin detections in the state’s water supplies, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has begun the development of its “Temporary Rules for Cyanotoxin Testing by Drinking Water Systems.” According to the statement, “The temporary rules are expected to be in place by the end of June 2018 and remain in effect until permanent rules can be established later this year following a thorough, public rulemaking process.” For more information, visit the OHA Drinking Water website. For more information about the Salem incident, read this article in the “Statesman Journal” website.