Former official urges EPA to slow ‘rushed’ SAB review of PFAS documents

January 14, 2022
Mandy Gunasekara, the Trump EPA’s former chief of staff, is urging EPA to allow its advisors to take “more time” to review documents that will guide its process for setting enforceable drinking water limits for two well-known per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), charging the process is rushed and relies on improperly gathered data. “There is no doubt that the Biden administration is under intense pressure to fast-track the setting of hard-line regulatory standards for PFAS chemicals. Instead of succumbing to...

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