DOD Appears Reluctant To Adopt EPA Advisory Levels For PFAS Cleanups

July 11, 2022
The Defense Department (DOD) appears reluctant to embrace EPA’s new drinking water health advisory levels (HALs) for four per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) even though it concedes the military has so far relied on earlier versions of some of the HALs to guide its drinking water source cleanup efforts. In response to questions from Inside EPA on how DOD plans to incorporate the new HALS into its cleanup efforts, a DOD spokesman acknowledges the updates for the two most...

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