§7114. Mercury planning

Link to law: http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/10/164/07114
Published: 2015

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Title

10

:
Conservation and Development






Chapter

164

:
COMPREHENSIVE MERCURY MANAGEMENT











 

§

7114. Mercury planning

(a) The agency

shall develop a plan and identify the necessary resources to accomplish the

plan that would provide the necessary data to answer the following questions

concerning mercury contamination of fish:

(1) Are fish contaminant

levels changing with time and in response to management actions?

(2) Is there a

baseline water-column concentration of mercury above which risks to humans and

wildlife from mercury become unacceptable?

(b) The plan

shall be developed in collaboration among the departments of environmental

conservation, fish and wildlife, and health and be submitted to the general

assembly not later than January 15, 2006. (Added 2005, No. 13, § 1.)