EPA Readies 150 SNURs Regulating PFAS Approved Before TSCA Reform

April 12, 2022
EPA chemicals chief Michal Freedhoff says the agency could release within “about two months” significant new use rules (SNURs) limiting applications of some 150 per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) approved before Congress overhauled the toxics law in 2016, alongside previously announced test orders for another block of 24 perfluorinated chemicals. During her April 11 keynote remarks to the chemical industry’s annual GlobalChem conference, Freedhoff said EPA plans to issue separate SNURs for each of “about 150 PFAS” that the agency...

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