EPA Faces Multiple Hurdles On Path To Proposing CERCLA PFAS Rule

July 28, 2022
EPA is facing multiple legal and procedural hurdles in its long running efforts to propose a landmark rule that would list two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as “hazardous substances” under the Superfund law as the agency has again missed a self-imposed deadline to issue the proposal. One industry expert says one key factor that is likely delaying the proposal is the need for the agency to produce a rigorous risk analysis, prompted by a statutory mandate. The delay in...

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