EPA Urged To Quickly Issue Plan For PFAS Superfund ‘Substance’ Listing

August 3, 2022
Dozens of House lawmakers and environmentalists are urging EPA to quickly propose two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) for listing as “hazardous substances” under the Superfund law, arguing the move alone would not ban the use of the toxic chemicals but would be a “first step” to holding polluters accountable. The letters are being sent after EPA again missed a self-imposed deadline to issue the proposed rule in June though a top agency official said earlier this week he expects...

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