The EPA has proposed a rule to end exemptions for facilities that avoid reporting PFAS to the Toxic Release Inventory because they are used in small concentrations.
The rule would prevent facilities that make or use TRI-listed per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, from relying on the Trump-era de minimis exemption to avoid disclosing PFAS releases, the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday.
The proposed rule would require facilities to report on PFAS regardless of their concentration in products. It comes as a response to a decrease in facilities reporting PFAS to TRI in 2021 and 2022, EPA said.
“By removing ...