Attorneys Brace For Aggressive EPA Enforcement Over PFAS Discharges

May 17, 2023
Industry attorneys are warning the regulated community to be prepared for EPA to take aggressive action enforcing PFAS limits in industrial wastewater discharges once limits are set, given the agency’s recent publicity of a routine enforcement action it took against Chemours for violating numeric discharge limits for releases of the chemicals. The attorneys say EPA’s showcasing of its enforcement action at the Chemours facility likely signals that the agency plans aggressive enforcement of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) controls in...

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