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Biden EPA dumps PFAS assessment over ‘political interference’

By February 10, 2021February 12th, 2021PFAS in the news

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under President Joe Biden has yanked back the health assessment of a notable “forever chemical,” alleging the document was compromised by “political interference” in the final days of the Trump administration.

The EPA announced Feb. 9 that it was removing from its website the toxicity assessment for PFBS, or perfluorobutanesulfonic acid, a PFAS compound that’s one of seven similar chemicals regulated by state law in Michiganpublic drinking water under rules passed last year. Read more…