Senate Urged To Back RCRA On PFAS As Regan Ducks CERCLA Query

June 10, 2021
New Mexico’s environment secretary is urging senators to back calls for EPA to designate certain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as a “hazardous waste” under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), a possible alternative to long-running calls for the agency to take a similar action under the Superfund law. During a June 9 hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, New Mexico Environment Department chief James Kenney pressed for the listing of PFAS as “hazardous waste” under...

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