Critics Warn Of Weak Spots In States’ Early Efforts To Set PFAS Standards

July 30, 2020
As some states take early steps to pursue stringent drinking water and cleanup levels for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including Michigan and New York, observers are raising initial concerns about potential weak spots in state efforts to set standards -- citing in particular doubts about how Alabama and Michigan will enforce their limits. Some of the concerns arose in participants’ comments during the first day of a July 29-30 virtual “State Environmental Protection (STEP) Meeting: Partnering on PFAS” event...

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