Environmentalists Fear Draft WHO Guide Could Undercut EPA PFAS Efforts

October 4, 2022
The World Health Organization (WHO) has released draft provisional drinking water guideline values for the two most studied PFAS at far-less stringent levels than EPA or states, drawing strong criticism from environmentalists who fear it will undercut regulators’ efforts in part because it dismisses the hundreds of animal and human studies used by EPA and states in setting their advisory levels and standards. “I am stunned that the WHO would conclude that none of the hundreds of human and animal...

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