EPA Could Seek To Scrap PFAS TSCA Exemptions Despite ‘Voluntary’ Plan

July 28, 2021
A former EPA official says the agency’s push for industry to give up already-granted low-volume exemptions (LVEs) from TSCA review for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) is an attempt to “collaboratively” roll back approvals that officials have authority to revoke unilaterally -- power they could still use “if they wanted to.” “It's very clear. When EPA put exemptions in place for LVE and low exposure -- they promulgated a rule to do that, way back in the late 1980s --...

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