Environmentalists Decry EPA’s PFAS Testing Strategy As 'Very Limited'

November 1, 2021
The coalition of environmental groups petitioning EPA to mandate toxicity testing for 54 per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) found in North Carolina is criticizing the agency’s new TSCA testing strategy for the chemicals, saying that the plan is limited, ineffective and no substitute for granting their petition. “Our review of the strategy reveals that its purpose is in fact very limited: to test a small number of PFAS representative of PFAS subcategories identified by EPA in order to set priorities...

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