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PFAS Update: EPA Progress Under PFAS Action Plan

Earlier this year, we wrote about EPA’s PFAS Action Plan, the agency’s blueprint for addressing contamination and protecting public health from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The PFAS Action Plan, released in February 2019, details a number of actions EPA plans to take with regard to PFAS, including time frames for implementation. EPA has been … Continue Reading

The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act – Do you know your obligations? Part 1 – Storage Reporting Requirements

Pop quiz: What’s a hazardous chemical? What’s an extremely hazardous substance (EHS)? And what’s a threshold planning quantity (TPQ)? In 2012, did you store at your facility more than 10,000 pounds of a hazardous chemical, or more than 500 pounds of an EHS? Or an EHS in exceedance of the TPQ? Have you provided copies … Continue Reading