US EPA announces ‘cross agency’ initiative on PFAS

Read the full story in Chemical Watch.

The US EPA has announced “a cross-agency effort to address per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS),” including perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), as well as GenX, a substance developed as a replacement for the older chemicals.

However, the agency did not promise to take regulatory action.

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