Review of Pennsylvania’s Proposed Water Quality Criteria for Chloride

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

Stroud Water Research Center researchers reviewed the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s proposed water quality criteria for chloride. The proposed criteria are not protective of aquatic communities and should be lowered as a precaution until adequate data are generated.

Funded by: University of Pittsburgh Environmental Law Clinic

Principal Investigators: David B. Arscott, John K. Jackson, and William H. Eldridge

Project Year: 2010