States Urge EPA To Address PFAS In Industrial Stormwater General Permit

June 16, 2020
Several states are asking EPA to add requirements to its proposed industrial stormwater general permit to limit pollution from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) through pollution prevention actions and monitoring requirements, with Colorado warning it may deny certification of the permit without the changes. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment in June 1 comments asks EPA to add language addressing PFAS to the proposed multi-sector general permit (MSGP) “because PFAS in stormwater, even in very low quantities, can...

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