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Water Utilities Seek EPA Focus On Research, Source Control To Address PFAS

August 09, 2018
Wastewater utilities are urging EPA to focus its work on perfluorinated chemicals on research to better understand the fate, transport and toxicity of the chemicals and then to use “heightened source control efforts and certain, specifically tailored regulatory standards,” to remove the constituents from the environment. In July 20 comments to EPA on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) says local, state and federal efforts to address PFAS contamination are already impacting utilities...

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