From Inside PFAS Policy

Congress Urged To Wait On PFAS Liability Until EPA Adopts CERCLA Rule

March 29, 2024
The former head of EPA’s cleanup enforcement program is urging the Senate environment committee to refrain from narrowing Superfund liability for so-called passive receivers of PFAS, calling it “premature” to provide liability waivers before EPA has implemented its upcoming rule designating two PFAS as “hazardous substances.” “I applaud your efforts to find ways to protect human health and the environment from the risks of” the two most-studied per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) -- perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS),...

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