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Companies Balk at EPA’s PFAS Data Plan That States Say They Need

Oct. 8, 2021, 4:13 PM

Companies such as Honeywell International Inc. and Carrier Corp. say it’s not feasible to comply with an EPA rule that proposes to collect 10 years of data on PFAS that’s produced, imported, and found in computers, forklifts, wires, and other goods.

“It will be difficult, if not impossible, to gather use history for chemicals in articles,” Carrier, an air-conditioning manufacturer, told the Environmental Protection Agency in recent comments about the proposal.

But attorneys general from 17 states said they need the decade worth of data to protect public health and the environment from the “serious threat” of per- and polyfluoroalkyl ...

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