EPA Seeks To Step Up PFAS Inquiries In FY23, Previewing Enforcement

April 7, 2022
EPA is seeking a $3 million funding increase in fiscal year 2023 to expand its role in investigating releases of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) under multiple environmental laws at processing and disposal sites, an effort that one former official says could preview future enforcement actions at such facilities. In a newly-released budget justification document supporting its FY23 request, EPA says it is seeking an additional $3 million to support PFAS compliance monitoring work, particularly its efforts to “investigate and...

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