Health, Environmental Groups Back PFAS Testing Petition

November 23, 2020
More than five dozen environmental justice, public health and environmental groups are urging EPA to grant the recently submitted TSCA petition from six North Carolina groups asking the agency to order testing on 54 per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) found near a Fayetteville, NC, Chemours Company facility. “Because of Chemours’ operations, Cape Fear River communities have been subject to PFAS pollution for decades. Like other PFAS producers, Chemours (and its predecessor DuPont) did not stop PFAS from entering the environment...

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