Novel PFAS Test Method Spurs Fresh Calls For Class-Based TSCA Rules

March 9, 2021
Environmentalists say a new detection method for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) that reveals a host of previously-unknown chemicals bolsters their call for EPA to regulate the class all at once under TSCA, warning that a piecemeal approach would stretch on for decades as more advanced tests uncover additional variants. Kyla Bennett, New England director of the whistleblower group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), tells Inside TSCA that the new PFAS study from the Harvard John A. Paulson...

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