RD388 - 2019 Annual Review of Policies Guiding Fish Consumption Advisories

Executive Summary:

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has published guidelines for issuance of fish consumption advisories since 2000. The annual review for 2019 was conducted in May which included a review of current guidelines and applicable science related to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), mercury, dioxin, and Kepone. VDH does not have any recommendations to change any of the current advisory guidelines.