PEER Sues EPA Over Records On PFAS-Contaminated Plastics

April 4, 2022
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) is suing EPA to force release of documents related to the agency’s investigation of per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination in fluorinated high-density polyethylene (HDPE) containers, just weeks after officials warned that such contamination may violate TSCA. In a complaint filed March 30 with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, PEER says that it is still waiting for EPA to address a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed in October, and...

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