"EPA To Further Slash Emissions From Climate Super-Pollutants"

"The Environmental Protection Agency announced plans Thursday to further cut emissions of climate super-pollutants widely used in air conditioning and refrigeration, the latest step in the United States’ effort to phase down the potent greenhouse gases."

Source: Washington Post, 10/21/2022
November 2, 2022

Engaging in EPA's Upcoming Proposed PFAS Drinking Water Regulatory Process

The US EPA invites you to learn more about Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in drinking water, actions under the Safe Drinking Water Act to develop a proposed PFAS drinking water regulation and how to participate in the rulemaking process and offer EPA input on the proposed rule once it is published. 2:30-4:00 p.m E.T.


DC Sues Velsicol For Allegedly Contaminating Local Rivers With Pesticide

"Washington, D.C., Attorney General Karl Racine (D) on Thursday announced a lawsuit against chemical manufacturer Velsicol, alleging the company contaminated waterways in the city and harmed the health of residents in predominantly minority neighborhoods."

Source: The Hill, 10/17/2022

"EPA Loophole Lets 600 Toxic PFAS Chemicals Evade Review, Petition Says"

"A loophole in the federal government’s procedures for reviewing new chemicals has allowed at least 600 so-called forever chemicals into American markets despite evidence they pose serious health risks, according to a petition filed Thursday."

Source: Reuters, 10/17/2022


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