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The Latest On: PFAS

April 27, 2021 | Legal Document

PFAS Loopholes Petition to the EPA (April 2021)

SUBMITTED ON BEHALF OF: Advance Carolina; Alaska Community Action on Toxics; BlueGreen Alliance; Buxmont Coalition for Safer Water; Clean Cape Fear; Defend Our Health; Delaware Riverkeeper Network; Democracy Green; Environmental Defense Fund; International Association of Fire Fighters; Merrimack Citizens for Clean Water; the National PFAS Contamination Coalition; Natural Resources Defense Council; Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families; and Union of Concerned Scientists

February 15, 2021 | In the News: Axios

Biden's presidency could mean action on toxic "forever chemicals"

Jonathan Kalmuss-Katz, Attorney, Toxic Exposure & Health Program, Earthjustice: "The EPA has broad authority under the Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Clean Air Act and other laws to aggressively regulate PFAS, and it will be important for this administration to bring all of that authority to bear on this problem."

January 11, 2021 | In the News: The Hill

White House intervened to weaken EPA guidance on 'forever chemicals'

Eve Gartner, Managing Attorney, Toxic Exposure & Health Program, Earthjustice: "It appears that OMB aggressively edited the guidance document to make it less protective of human health and the environment and to minimize the scope of a rule that’s intended to protect people from a very toxic class of chemicals."