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Under Pressure, EPA Moves Forward with Drinking Water Standards for PFOA and PFOS

Under pressure from Congress, today the Environmental Protection Agency took the next step towards setting legal limits for two fluorinated chemicals, or PFAS, in drinking water. The agency is proposing a “regulatory determination” to set a national drinking water standard for the two most notorious PFAS – PFOA, formerly used to make Teflon, and PFOS, formerly an ingredient in Scotchgard – but the final standards water utilities must meet could still take years to finalize if ever.  Read more....

 

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