Timeline For EPA Wastewater PFAS Testing Method Remains Uncertain

April 7, 2021
EPA’s timeline for finalizing a validated test method for measuring per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in wastewater remains vague, casting doubt on how quickly the Biden administration can advance plans to develop technology-based effluent limits or water quality-based permit limits for one or more industrial sectors. The agency’s official stance is that it will complete the method sometime during this calendar year, Justin Pimpare, the Clean Water Act (CWA) pretreatment coordinator for EPA’s Northeast Region 1, said during an April...

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