Environmentalists Doubt PFAS Plan’s TSCA Timeline, ‘Grouping’ Approach

October 22, 2021
Environmentalists are raising concerns about EPA’s decision to group per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) for TSCA testing and disappointment in what they say is a too-long timeline for several actions including a reporting rule, though one former staffer says the “roadmap” is as aggressive as limited agency resources allow. Betsy Southerland, a former top agency official who now works with the Environmental Protection Network (EPN) of EPA alumni, told Inside TSCA that even though her group is “disappointed” with...

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