New Jersey DEP Chief McCabe Faults EPA For Lack Of PFAS Class Policy

January 5, 2021
Retiring New Jersey environment chief Catherine McCabe is faulting what she calls a lack of EPA leadership as one of two major obstacles that explain why the state cannot yet regulate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as a class, adding that the other hurdle is differences among the chemicals that make a single rule difficult. McCabe, who is retiring Jan. 15 as commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) after three years under Gov. Phil Murphy (D),...

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