Regulating Selenium in Discharges. Kenneth Politan Division of Mining & Reclamation. In the Beginning…. West Virginia promulgated selenium water quality criteria in 1965. Bragg v. Robertson, Civ. No. 2:98-0636. Settlement – Programmatic EIS. Technical studies – water quality monitoring. .
Regulating Selenium in Discharges
Division of Mining & Reclamation
Selenite 35 ug/l aquatic life
Total Se 5 ug/l aquatic life
Total Se 20 ug/l acute
Total Se 5 ug/l chronic
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