Recent PFAS Actions in the Nation

For a roundup of recent PFAS actions in the Nation, including:

  • EPA nominee promises “aggressive approach” on PFAS regulation
  • EPA removes toxicity assessment on PFBS citing political interference
  • EPA reissues final regulatory determinations under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) for perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in drinking water on the Contaminant Candidate List (CCL)
  • EPA reissues a proposed rule to address PFAS in the list of unregulated contaminants under the SDWA’s Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule
  • Several state legislatures submit bills focused on PFAS
  • DuPont, Chemours, and Corteva establish a cost sharing arrangement and an escrow account to handle future PFAS liability

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