Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)
EPA’s PFAS Strategic Roadmap: A Year of Progress
In November 2022, EPA released a report documenting the Agency’s first year of progress under the PFAS Strategic Roadmap and highlighting key actions ahead.
Proposed Hazardous Substance Designation for PFOA and PFOS
On August 26, 2022, EPA issued a proposal to designate two of the most widely used PFAS as hazardous substances under CERCLA, or Superfund. This rulemaking would increase transparency around releases of these harmful chemicals and help to hold polluters accountable for cleaning up their contamination.
Drinking Water Health Advisories and $1B in Funding
, EPA released four drinking water health advisories for PFAS. EPA also announced that it is inviting states and territories to apply for $1 billion in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law grant funding to address PFAS and other emerging contaminants in drinking water.