Support Documents for PFAS Testing Section 21 Petition
Documents supporting the Section 21 petition submitted by the Center for Environmental Health, Cape Fear River Watch, Clean Cape Fear, Democracy Green, Toxic Free NC, and the NC Black Alliance requesting EPA require health and environmental effects testing on 54 Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) manufactured by The Chemours Company (Chemours) at its chemical production facility in Fayetteville, North Carolina. After careful consideration, EPA denied the petition on January 7, 2021. The agency's reasons for denying the petition published in the Federal Register on January 22, 2021.
- Petition Requesting EPA Require Health and Environmental Effects Testing on Certain PFAS Manufactured by The Chemours Company (pdf)
- Letter Acknowledging Receipt of Petition to Require Testing on Certain PFAS (pdf)
- EPA Response to Petition on Testing for Certain PFAS and Prepublication Version of the Federal Register Notice Announcing EPA's Response (pdf)