Groups Charge EPA’s Grant Of PFAS Test Petition Lacks ‘Empirical’ Basis

January 3, 2022
Environmental groups that petitioned EPA for TSCA test orders on 54 per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) found in North Carolina waters are pushing back on what they say is its merely nominal approval that relies on an existing TSCA testing plan for the chemicals, saying the approach lacks an “empirical” basis and misses the “purpose of the petition.” “Simply put, EPA has had over a year to review the many letters and submissions of petitioners explaining the concerns of North...

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