EPN Releases Statement Regarding EPA ELG Final Program Plan 15
EPN Comments on IRFA and Economic Analysis for PFAS Reporting Rule
EPN Urges EPA to Archive UCMR5 Samples
EPN Expresses Scientific Concerns about WHO Draft Provisional Drinking Water Guidelines for PFOA, PFOS, and Total PFAS
EPN Submits Comments on WHO Draft Guidelines for PFOA, PFOS, and Total PFAS in Drinking Water
EPN Submits Comments on Proposed Designation of PFOA and PFOS as CERCLA Hazardous Substances
Letter Suggesting That PFOA and PFOS Be Designated as Hazardous Substances Under CERCLA
EPN Submits Comments on Revised Risk Determination for Methylene Chloride
Letter to Senate Committees Urging Amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (S. 4543) Regarding PFAS
EPN IN THE NEWS RELATED TO Toxic Substances
Black and Latino Communities More Likely to Have Harmful PFAS Levels in Water
May 15, 2023 / by
Diane Macedo /
Mustafa Santiago Ali, Senior Vice President for Environmental Justice, National Wildlife Federation, former EPA Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization and former EPA Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice, was interviewed on this news segment about a recent study that determined that communities of color are disproportionately exposed to PFAS in drinking water.
Environmental Attorney Says Industry ‘Mixed Message’ Hurt TSCA Budget Bid
May 11, 2023 / by
Jessica Karins /
Bob Sussman, former EPA Deputy Administrator, was quoted in this article discussing how inconsistent messaging from industry groups played a role in the anemic FY 2023 TSCA budget.
Groups Tout PFAS Contamination Study to Push Strict TSCA Approach
May 1, 2023 / by
Jessica Karins /
Bob Sussman, attorney for Center for Environmental Health and former EPA Deputy Administrator, was quoted in this article about recent findings that show that PFAS migrates out of fluorinated high-density polyethylene plastic containers, highlighting a need to limit production of this form of packaging.
What Limits Will the World Health Organization Recommend for PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water?
April 26, 2023 / by
Elizabeth Southerland and Linda Birnbaum /
Environmental Science & Technology
Linda Birnbaum, former Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and Betsy Southerland, former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, wrote this commentary discussing the need for the World Health Organization to substantially revise its proposed drinking water guidelines for PFAS compounds.