From Inside PFAS Policy

Paper Sector Seeks CERCLA ‘Fertilizer’ Waiver For Residuals In PFAS Rule

February 9, 2024
The forest and paper industry is urging the Biden administration to exclude paper mill residuals used in fertilizer applications from Superfund liability under a precedent-setting final rule that will designate certain PFAS as “hazardous substances,” suggesting a move that would likely ease potential cleanup liability for the industry as well as enormous disposal costs. The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) urged EPA and other administration officials to provide the waiver during a Feb. 2 meeting with the White House...

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