OSTP R&D Effort Draws Concerns Over Differing Definition For PFAS

July 19, 2022
The White House science office’s request for information that will help shape an upcoming federal research strategy for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) is sparking concern from an environmental watchdog group over its use of a PFAS definition that differs from those EPA and states are using and could increase confusion over what “PFAS” are subject to assessment and regulation. In addition, the group, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), expresses fears that the emphasis in the White House office’s...

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