States Take Wait-And-See Approach On EPA’s PFAS Health Advisories

June 22, 2022
States are taking a wait-and-see approach in response to EPA’s issuance of strict health advisory levels (HALs) for four per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water, with several key states indicating they will assess drinking water systems’ compliance with the new levels but signaling they are not likely to quickly change their regulatory standards. Only North Carolina officials, who are in the midst of writing first-time drinking water standards, say they will consider EPA’s new guidance as they proceed...

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