From Inside PFAS Policy

Textile Industry Questions Need For EPA Focus On PFAS Discharge Data

January 31, 2024
A coalition of textile industry groups is urging EPA to rethink its planned data collection on PFAS discharges from textile facilities, arguing the sector “is a relatively small player in the PFAS space and getting smaller” and warning increased regulatory burdens on the sector will further drive textile production overseas. Data published in the journal Royal Society of Chemistry in 2020 “demonstrates that the overall impact of textile related PFAS usage is miniscule, relative to other industrial sectors,” the...

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