SAB Criticizes Draft EPA PFAS Documents Over Lack Of Transparency

January 10, 2022
EPA science advisors are criticizing several aspects of the draft documents the agency plans to use to set enforceable drinking water limits for two well-known per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), saying that even when the agency’s approach appears to be reasonable, EPA has failed to adequately explain its rationale. “I really struggled a lot with a lack of structure,” Loren Lipworth, associate director of the Division of Epidemiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, said about the documents’ literature review discussion...

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