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Current State Update

The latest state regulatory develoments that appear in the current issue of ELR's Weekly Update appear below. For material previously reported, refer to the state update archives.

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Florida: Endangered Species

The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission proposed to add the striped newt to the state list of endangered or threatened species. See https://www.flrules.org/gateway/notice_Files.asp?ID=24587965.

Endangered Species

Maine: Toxic Substances (generally)

The Department of Environmental Protection proposed to repeal and replace the state’s lead management regulations to better align with EPA requirements for how lead hazards are cleared. Comments are due July 2, 2021. See https://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/rules/notices/2021/060221.html.

Toxic Substances (generally)

Virginia: Toxic Substances (generally)

The Board for Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors proposed to adopt a new regulation to establish procedures and requirements for individuals and businesses conducting lead-based paint renovation, repair, and painting activities. A hearing will be held July 14, 2021. Comments are due July 23, 2021. See http://register.dls.virginia.gov/vol37/iss20/v37i20.pdf (pp. 3268-95).

Toxic Substances (generally)