Despite PFAS Testing Push, EPA Faces Call For Quick TSCA Rules

August 2, 2021
A former EPA water and toxics official says EPA has enough data on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to regulate them as a class under TSCA without waiting for results from its newly announced testing program for the chemicals, and should instead use those tests to aid rules under other statutes. In a recent interview with Inside TSCA , Betsy Southerland -- a former EPA water and Superfund official now with the Environmental Protection Network of agency alumni -- said...

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