Environmentalists Petition EPA To Seek Toxicity Testing On 54 PFAS

October 14, 2020
Environmentalists are petitioning EPA to order chemical giant Chemours to conduct toxicity tests of 54 per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) that have been detected in residents and the environment around the company’s North Carolina plant, marking an early measure of the agency’s new testing authority in section 4 of the revised TSCA. Six North Carolina environmental and environmental justice organizations Oct. 14 filed a petition under section 21 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) asking the agency to issue...

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