EPA Finalizes PFAS SNUR Guide Unchanged, Days After Comments Close

January 19, 2021
EPA has finalized without changes its guidance defining “surface coatings” subject to its significant new use rule (SNUR) for some per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), just one business day after the close of comments on a draft version and despite calls from environmentalists and others to clarify or broaden several provisions. EPA released the final guidance on Jan. 19, the first business day after the Jan. 15 deadline for comments on the draft version. And despite environmentalists’ criticisms of that...

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