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Jan 05, 2023

EPA Releases New PFAS Analytic Tools

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a new interactive webpage, called the “PFAS Analytic Tools,” which provides information about per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) across the country.

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Jan 02, 2023

EPA Launches New Environmental Justice Tool

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has created a new environmental justice (EJ) mapping and screening tool called EJScreen in order to better fulfill the Agency’s obligations relating to the protection of public health and the environment.

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Nov 30, 2022

Tackling PFAS With Superfund Law Risks Shifting Costs to Public

The EPA’s plan to speed Superfund cleanups of two “forever chemicals” to make polluters rather than taxpayers foot the bill raises concerns that the law’s limited flexibility will shift the burden of costs back to communities, attorneys and groups representing...

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Nov 17, 2022

Cleanup Liability Among Concerns About EPA’s Hazardous PFAS Plan

The EPA is vowing to move quickly to designate two “forever chemicals” as hazardous substances under the Superfund law, but has to balance the Biden administration’s desire to better protect disadvantaged communities with public and private sector fears they’ll be held liable for a...

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