EPA Seeks Information on PFAS for Possible Addition to TRI List of Toxic Chemicals

| December 5, 2019

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) soliciting information as EPA considers a future rulemaking to add certain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to the list of toxic chemicals subject to reporting under Section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) and Section 6607 of the Pollution Prevention Act (PPA) (more commonly known as the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)). 84 Fed. Reg. 66369. In the ANPRM, EPA outlines what PFAS are, why it is considering adding certain PFAS to EPCRA Section 313, what listing actions are being considered, who may be required to report, the current understanding of hazard concerns for PFAS, EPA’s hazard assessments on PFAS, and other information available on these chemicals. According to the ANRPM, in considering a chemical for addition to the EPCRA Section 313 list, EPA bases its listing decision on the chemical’s hazard.

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