IRIS Plan Highlights State, Industry Split Over Assessing PFAS In Groups

February 3, 2020
Plans by EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) program to assess the risks of five per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) is highlighting long-standing divisions between state and industry groups over whether the agency should group the substances when assessing and possibly regulating them. In recent comments on IRIS’ draft systematic review protocol document for how it plans to assess the risks of five PFAS, industry groups generally objected to any effort by EPA to group the five PFAS for assessment...

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