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EPA's Toxics Office Eyes Addressing PFAS In Smaller Subclasses

April 10, 2019
EPA's toxics office is eying the possibility of eventually addressing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in small subclasses, an approach that would likely ease efforts to deal with the thousands of chemicals in the class though it could set up obstacles for industry if newer PFAS are part of a heavily regulated subclass. The approach also appears to respond in part calls from states, environmentalists and others for the agency to address the chemicals in larger groups rather than on...


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