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Inside EPA - 04/12/2019

Wheeler Faults States’ Criticism Of EPA’s PFAS Action Plan As ‘Inaccurate’

April 08, 2019
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler is strongly rejecting state regulators’ criticism of the Trump administration’s action plan targeting per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), saying their recent letter criticizing the plan includes “inaccurate” statements, such as that the plan fails to address the contaminants broadly as a class. “I believe that our PFAS action plan is the most comprehensive multi-media action plan ever developed by EPA in its 49-year history for a chemical concern,” Wheeler told the Environmental Council of the States...

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