EPA Announces Proposed Decision to Regulate PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water

Feb 24, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took another step in implementing the Agency’s PFAS Action Plan by proposing regulatory determinations for perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in drinking water. These preliminary determinations mark a key milestone in EPA’s extensive efforts under the PFAS Action Plan to help communities address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) nationwide.

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Michelle Shapiro is a communication specialist for the Environmental Health & Disability team at NACCHO.

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