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EPA’s Public Disclosure of PFAS Regulation Plan Delayed

Dec. 4, 2019, 7:18 PM

The EPA won’t be revealing this year a hotly anticipated decision about whether it will set nationwide standards for two PFAS chemicals, agency officials said Dec. 4.

The agency announced that its Office of Water sent a document to the White House on Dec. 3 that lays out its decision. But the document isn’t public during review, and Jennifer McLain, the office’s top drinking water regulator, said this final White House review process likely will take months.

The Environmental Protection Agency previously had said it planned to publicly issue its decision before the end of this year (RIN: 2040-AF93 ...

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