North Carolina Eyes Applying EPA PFAS Water Advisory To Groundwater

October 8, 2019
North Carolina regulators are proposing the state adopt EPA’s health advisory for two well-known per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) chemicals as a state groundwater standard and are asking the state’s science advisors for advice on the proposal, according to a presentation at the advisors’ most recent meeting. If the levels are adopted by North Carolina, they would mirror EPA’s proposed cleanup goal for groundwater for the two chemicals -- perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) -- which matches the...

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