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EPA responds to Gov. Lujan Grisham’s petition, will move to list four PFAS chemicals as hazardous constituents  


SANTA FE – At the urging of New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham through a first-of-its-kind petition, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will move forward with a nationally significant rulemaking to change how per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are managed and cleaned up under federal law. In a response letter sent to Gov. Lujan Grisham today, the EPA detailed its intention to list several PFAS chemicals as hazardous constituents under the federal hazardous waste law, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

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