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By Liz Rosenbaum
Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition 

EPA finally regulating, enforcing PFAS limits in water

 

Last updated 10/20/2021 at 9:18am

On Monday, Oct. 18, the White House and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is moving beyond "advisory" levels of PFAS in drinking water to a robust enforceable limitation of PFAS in our drinking water systems. Since the summer of 2016 we (Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition) have been pushing for enforceable limits instead of an advisory, which didn't mean anything in the grand scheme of safe drinking water. An advisory was the first step in alerting the public to test for PFAS, but it was not a requirement and neither was filtering it.

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