From Inside PFAS Policy

Industry Groups Oppose Waste Definition Rule, Contend EPA Overreach

April 2, 2024
Industry groups are opposing EPA’s proposed “hazardous waste” definition rule, arguing the agency is overstepping its legal authority by broadening what substances can be regulated as hazardous waste under the Resource Conservation & Recovery Act’s (RCRA) corrective action program and contending the rule is unneeded to address PFAS. “EPA does not have statutory authority to require corrective action under RCRA for releases of hazardous waste based on the statutory definition of hazardous waste in Section 1004(5),” the American Chemistry Council...

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