Bloomberg Law
Jan. 8, 2021, 5:05 PMUpdated: Jan. 8, 2021, 10:04 PM

Chemours Can Skip Testing 54 ‘Forever Chemicals,’ EPA Says (2)

Pat Rizzuto
Pat Rizzuto

The EPA has rejected a request from six North Carolina environmental health groups to force Chemours Co. to generate toxicity, human health, and other data for dozens of toxic PFAS chemicals.

The petitioners failed to prove the requested data was needed, the Environmental Protection Agency said in a decision posted online late Thursday.

Chemours spokesman Thom Sueta said the company is pleased with the EPA’s decision and agrees with the agency that the groups had failed to provide justification the Toxic Substances Control Act requires to compel the requested tests.

The six groups that asked the agency to require the ...

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