Oklahoma Urges EPA To Adopt Phased Approach For RCRA PFAS Rules

October 4, 2021
Oklahoma’s environment secretary is urging EPA to adopt a phased approach for regulating per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), warning that granting state and environmentalist petitions seeking a broad class-based system faces significant uncertainties and poses major liability risks. “Based on recent legislative and regulatory activity at both the State and Federal level, it appears inevitable that PFAS contamination will ultimately be addressed through multiple environmental statutes and programs, including RCRA,” Oklahoma Energy...

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