EPA Target For Finalizing PFAS Superfund Designation Slips By 6 Months

June 13, 2023
EPA has extended to February 2024 its internal deadline for finalizing a controversial rule to designate the two most-studied PFAS as “hazardous substances” under the Superfund law, a delay of six months from the agency’s previous target, according to the just-released Unified Agenda of regulatory actions. The agency’s target for proposing the addition of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), as required by the fiscal year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), has also slipped...

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