EPA’s Interim CWA Permitting PFAS Plan Targets Monitoring, Management

November 30, 2020
EPA is recommending that Clean Water Act (CWA) discharge permits for wastewater and stormwater that are likely to contain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) include phased-in mandates for monitoring the chemicals and best management practices to control them as an interim step while the agency weighs whether to set technology-based limits. The interim National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting strategy for PFAS , released Nov. 30, applies directly only to the three states where EPA is the permitting authority...

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