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New Hampshire Declines Call To Set SDWA Technology Standard For PFAS

January 28, 2019
New Hampshire's top environment official is rejecting a request by environmentalists to set enforceable “treatment technique” standards for drinking water utilities to address the thousands of chemicals in the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) class, claiming it would contradict the state's statutory authority. The state's response is the first formal stumbling block that environmentalists have hit since they launched a campaign to press states to set a technology-based standard under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) to address thousands of...


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