EPA issues weaker cleanup rules for toxic PFAS chemicals

April 26, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued weaker draft standards for toxic cleanup at hazardous waste sites following pressure from the Department of Defense, the New York Times reported Thursday. The chemicals have been linked to cancer, along with other health problems. Two of the most common of thousands of PFAS chemicals are PFOS and PFOA, which are contained in fire fighting foam once widely used at military bases, including the former Wurtsmith Air Force base in Oscoda.

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