EPA to decide on requiring PFAS health effects testing

October 5, 2021

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"The Environmental Protection Agency said it will decide within 90 days on an Oct. 14, 2020, petition to require Chemours to test the health effects of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, under the Toxic Substances Control Act, or TSCA, Center for Environmental Health announced Thursday.

Center for Environmental Health, Cape Fear River Watch, Clean Cape Fear, Democracy Green, the NC Black Alliance and Toxic Free NC are the six North Carolina groups that submitted the “Petition to require health and environmental testing under the Toxic Substances Control Act on certain PFAS manufactured by Chemours In Fayetteville, North Carolina” initially denied in January by the Trump Administration."