Environmentalists Back Biden’s PFAS Plan But Seek To Speed Strict Limits

November 17, 2020
Environmentalists will press the incoming Biden administration to implement its campaign pledges to regulate and study risks of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) but they are also planning to urge officials to quickly adopt strict standards, including with the use of novel emergency power to quickly set drinking water limits. Erik Olson, senior strategic director for health at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), noted in an exclusive interview with Inside EPA that President-elect Joe Biden’s environmental justice (EJ)...

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