Industry Braces For Public Release Of EPA Council’s PFAS Advice

August 11, 2021
Industry lawyers are bracing for the public release of recommendations from EPA’s intra-agency advisory council on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), expecting it to signal how the Biden administration plans to address growing calls from lawmakers and others to clamp down on the substances’ uses and mitigate their risks. “Considering the strong congressional interest in understanding and mitigating PFAS exposures, companies should continue to expect EPA, [the Agriculture Department (USDA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)] to look across...

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