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Industries Must Track Three More PFAS This Year, EPA List Says

Jan. 12, 2021, 7:54 PM

The EPA has expanded the number of PFAS that companies and federal facilities will have to track this year for a report on their environmental releases in 2022.

The Environmental Protection Agency revised its list of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, that an estimated 500 industrial and federal facilities must report under the Toxics Release Inventory, commonly called the TRI.

The list, updated Jan. 8, doesn’t identify the new information. But a Bloomberg Law analysis showed the updated list identifies three PFAS—silver(I) perfluorooctanoate, perfluorooctyl iodide, and potassium perfluorooctanoate—that will join the 172 PFAS already on the ...

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