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EPA Is Abandoning Those Suffering From Toxic PFAS Pollution

A year ago, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promised Congressional leaders that, after years of stalling, it would finally move forward on regulation of two notorious “forever chemicals,” PFOA and PFOS. The notice that eventually appeared in the Federal Register on March 10, 2020, however, is not a regulation; it is merely a proposal to consider regulation. Worse, the timeline it sets out pushes actual regulation off for as long as five more years — if it happens at all. This marks the latest in a decades-long string of failures by EPA to protect Americans from these dangerous chemicals.  Read more.....

 

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