Inside EPA - 05/15/2020

States’ PFAS Measures Stall As Pandemic Upends Policymaking Efforts

May 7, 2020
Correction Appended States’ efforts to regulate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to fill in gaps left by the absence of EPA regulations have ground to a halt as regulators and legislators scramble to address the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic fallout that is resulting. “State government right now is all in on this COVID-19 crisis mode, and some of the other important work that we’re doing is just sidelined,” Janet Coit, director of Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management...

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