NDAA Requires Host Of PFAS Rules Despite Superfund, Water Omissions

January 2, 2020
Despite Congress’ high-profile failure to require EPA to craft rules under the clean water, drinking water and Superfund laws to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), defense legislation recently enacted by President Donald Trump includes a host of provisions requiring EPA and other agencies to address the chemical class. For example, the bill requires EPA to impose reporting requirements under the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), write new rules under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), mandate drinking water monitoring of...

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