EPA Poised To Propose Major Rules On PFAS CERCLA Designation, RMP

August 15, 2022
EPA is poised to propose its long-awaited rule to designate two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as Superfund “hazardous substances” as well as revisions to the Trump-era Risk Management Program (RMP) rule governing chemical facility safety after they cleared review by the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). OMB Aug. 12 cleared both rules, “consistent with change,” the office’s website says. The clearance comes after months of lobbying by industry and environmental groups pushing their positions on the...

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