SAB Backs EPA’s PFAS Findings For SDWA Rule, But Urges Some Fixes

August 24, 2022
EPA’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) in a final report is generally backing the agency’s conservative conclusions in draft scientific documents it plans to use to set enforceable drinking water limits for the two most-studied PFAS, even as the panel cites flaws in the agency’s methodologies and systematic review of the science and urges fixes. The SAB’s final Aug. 22 report , “Review of EPA’s Analyses to Support EPA’s National Primary Drinking Water Rulemaking for PFAS,” comes as the agency is...

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