Attorneys Doubt EPA Backs TSCA Petition For Epidemiological PFAS Tests

November 12, 2021
Industry attorneys including a former EPA official say that while the agency is likely to at least partly grant environmentalists’ TSCA petition seeking toxicity tests of 54 per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), they doubt it will order a requested epidemiological study -- even though such data could be a focus of future PFAS assessments. During a Nov. 10 webinar on PFAS regulation hosted by the law firm Keller & Heckman, attorney Herb Estreicher, a partner at the firm, said that...

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