Bloomberg Law
Feb. 5, 2020, 2:39 PMUpdated: Feb. 5, 2020, 8:47 PM

States, Utilities Want Data to Find Firms Releasing PFAS (1)

Pat Rizzuto
Pat Rizzuto

States and water utilities want the EPA to get more information that could help them identify companies, industries, and federal facilities that release “forever chemicals” into the environment.

The call for more information comes even as the Environmental Protection Agency continues to allow more such per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) for use in commerce, with more than 400 approved since 2006.

“This information is especially important to the state governments we represent, because states commonly bear the brunt of remediation costs when chemicals like PFASs are mismanaged or discharged to ...

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