EPA Eyes ‘Avenues’ To Expand PFAS Superfund Liability Relief

March 24, 2023
EPA is pledging to consider “other avenues” to limit Superfund liability for water utilities and others that are seen as innocent downstream recipients of PFAS beyond its plans to craft an enforcement discretion policy, with a key agency enforcement official acknowledging stakeholders’ concerns during a recent “listening session.” “This is some of what we have heard today, and that we will take back and consider,” EPA’s Ken Patterson said at the conclusion of a March 23 virtual listening session on...

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