Biden Urged To Restore Draft CERCLA Listing For PFAS After Plan ‘Gutted’

January 20, 2021
Trump critics are urging the Biden administration to restore EPA’s internal draft proposal seeking to list two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as “hazardous substances” under the Superfund law after departing officials released an 11th-hour plan that the critics say “gutted” the original proposal and only asks whether the PFAS should be designated. Given that the Trump administration’s advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) will not be published in the Federal Register for some time, “the Biden administration should...

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