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Inside EPA - 03/01/2019

Finding EPA Plan Disappointing, States Plow Ahead On Strict PFAS Limits

February 25, 2019
State officials say that EPA's recently unveiled action plan to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) is disappointing and too slow, and are plowing ahead with developing their own strict standards to address heightened public concerns over the spread of chemicals in drinking water systems. Since Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler unveiled the agency's long-awaited PFAS action plan Feb. 14, officials in several states facing contamination -- including New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina and Pennsylvania -- have expressed disappointment...

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