Environmentalists Fear TSCA Preemption Of States’ Broad PFAS Limits

March 1, 2021
Following new steps by several states to regulate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as a class, environmentalists are now warning against new EPA rules on the same subject that could open the “Pandora’s box” of TSCA preemption, and favoring federal legislation a more effective route to national PFAS limits. “We don't want to undo everything that these states have been doing . . . It's a huge, huge, Pandora's box,” Kyla Bennett, New England director of the whistleblower group Public...

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