Inside EPA - 11/08/2019

EPA’s Waste Office Wrestles With Questions Over PFAS Final Disposal

November 1, 2019
Even as EPA grapples with policies governing legacy cleanup of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), the agency’s Office of Resource Conservation & Recovery (ORCR) is wrestling with the best methods for disposal of wastes containing PFAS in response to questions pouring in seeking advice on the issue, a top official says. ORCR Director Barnes Johnson told a break-out session of the Association of State & Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials’ (ASTSWMO) annual meeting in Washington, D.C., Oct. 31 that his...

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