EPA Floats Thousands Of PFAS, Other Chemicals For Possible SDWA Limits

July 12, 2021
Correction Appended EPA is proposing to include thousands of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), as well as groups of disinfection byproducts (DBPs) and cyanotoxins, along with scores of other individual chemicals, on the latest iteration of its periodic Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) list of candidates for future regulations. EPA’s proposed contaminant candidate list 5 (CCL5), released July 12, includes a total of 81 individual contaminants and groups of chemicals, the agency says in a Federal Register notice...

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