Industry Sees Mixed Messages In EPA’s PFAS Enforcement Warning

March 29, 2022
EPA’s recent announcement that it could treat per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination in certain fluorinated plastics as a TSCA violation is sparking confusion among industry attorneys over the agency’s intentions, with some calling it a warning of imminent action and others a friendly reminder of the law’s requirements. “What some stakeholders are probably trying to figure out is what does this mean, how do we read these tea leaves? … Is this a shot across the bow?” Clinton-era chemicals...

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