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EPA Proposed Limits on PFAS Forever Chemicals in Drinking Water

March 14, 2023
The long-anticipated rules on the chemicals that don’t biodegrade easily have been expected for months.

As several chemical producers phase out production of polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), federal regulators are setting new rules on how much of them are safe in drinking water, rules that could ripple through the manufacturing world as chemical producers could become responsible for cleanup.

Jeremy Wolfe, an editor for WaterWorld, a publication owned by IndustryWeek parent company Endeavor Business Media, is covering the agency’s standards-setting announcement and will update this story with details on the proposed rules.

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