EPA Alumni Accuse WHO Of Undercutting Agency’s PFAS Water Rules

November 14, 2022
Former EPA officials and staff are accusing the World Health Organization (WHO) of attempting to undercut the agency’s upcoming drinking water regulations for PFAS, saying the international group’s recently issued proposal for technology-focused guidelines fails to fully take into account the health risks from the persistent and toxic chemicals. “WHO should wait for EPA to provide this invaluable information before proceeding with a document that mischaracterizes and omits many critical studies on both health effects and treatment technology,” the Environmental...

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