Environmentalists Sue EPA Over Reporting ‘Loopholes’ In PFAS TRI Listing

January 20, 2022
Dozens of environmental groups are asking a federal district court to scrap EPA’s application of two controversial reporting exemptions for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), arguing that they violate both the program’s authorizing statute and the defense authorization law that mandated PFAS listings. In a Jan. 20 complaint to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, plaintiffs say EPA “ignore[ed] the plain language” of the fiscal year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act...

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