SAB Panel Backs EPA’s PFAS Findings But Seeks Further Clarifications

April 13, 2022
EPA advisors are supporting many of the agency’s conclusions in draft documents to be used to set enforceable drinking water limits for two well-characterized per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including its scientific basis for conservative risk values, a finding that one of the substances is a likely carcinogen and its method for assessing PFAS mixtures. But in an April 1 draft report , the panel is citing deficiencies in the agency’s documents and stressing the need for clarifications and “a...

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