States Step Up Push To Test For PFAS At Waste Sites, Worrying Industry

June 7, 2019
Officials in New York and New Jersey, two states with a large number of Superfund and other waste sites, are stepping up their efforts to test for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and other emerging contaminants at the sites, raising industry fears over potential liability, lagging analytical abilities and unclear remediation requirements. Earlier this year, New Jersey formally asked EPA to test for PFAS and other emerging contaminants at EPA-led Superfund sites and during remedy reviews at private sites. Mark...

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