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PFAS Strategic Roadmap: EPA’s Commitments to Action 2021-2024

PFAS Strategic Roadmap: EPA’s Commitments to Action 2021-2024

https://www.epa.gov/pfas/pfas-strategic-roadmap-epas-commitments-action-2021-2024#ow

On October 18, 2021, EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan announced the agency’s PFAS Strategic Roadmap—laying out a whole-of-agency approach to addressing PFAS.

The roadmap sets timelines by which EPA plans to take specific actions and commits to bolder new policies to safeguard public health, protect the environment, and hold polluters accountable. The actions described in the PFAS Roadmap each represent important and meaningful steps to safeguard communities from PFAS contamination. Cumulatively, these actions will build upon one another and lead to more enduring and protective solutions.

This page summarizes actions EPA will undertake.  Specifically for Drinking Water, one action quickens the development of standards.

  • Establish a national primary drinking water regulation for PFOA and PFOS that would set enforceable limits and require monitoring of public water supplies, while evaluating additional PFAS and groups of PFAS. (proposed rule fall 2022, final rule fall 2023)

From the link above, you can download the entire PFAS Strategic Roadmap.

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