PFAS, EPA and “Forever Chemicals”: Rumor has it, forever is a long time! Buckle-Up as EPA Doubles Down – Hazardous Substance Designation for PFAS

Source: https://www.lexology.com/, August 26, 2022
By: Michael A. Walsh, Parsons McEntire McCleary PLLC

In October 2021, EPA released the PFAS Strategic Roadmap[1] laying out an overall approach to addressing PFAS. True to its word and on the heels of controversial June 2022 Interim and Final Health Advisories,[2] the EPA has published a Proposed Rule entitled “Designation of Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctanesulfonic Acid (PFOS) as CERCLA Hazardous Substances.” [3] designating per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) – perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) (collectively “PFAS”) as hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) (i.e., Superfund). Read more.

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