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Inside EPA - 04/12/2019

States Step Up Criticism Of EPA's PFAS Plan, Seek Binding Mandates

April 04, 2019
Groups representing state environment officials are publicly criticizing EPA's recently released multi-media action plan for addressing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), citing weaknesses across many program areas and calling for the agency to go farther such as by setting binding standards for contaminants across multiple media. In an April 4 letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, the four groups say they “appreciate” the PFAS action plan, noting that it was crafted based on input from states along with other stakeholders,...

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