EPA Must Order Chemours to Study PFAS Effects, New Suit Says (1)

March 4, 2021, 4:01 PMUpdated: March 4, 2021, 7:59 PM

Chemours Co. needs to provide details about the health and environmental effects of its PFAS, but the EPA has wrongly refused to order the company to do so, advocacy groups told a federal district court.

The Center for Environmental Health asked the agency to require Chemours’ facility near Fayetteville, N.C., to test 54 of its per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances under the direction of a panel of independent scientists. The Environmental Protection Agency denied the petition in January, leading the center to ask the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to reverse the agency’s decision.

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