EPA Publishes Notice of Public Meeting for Consideration of Environmental Justice Considerations for EPA’s National Primary Drinking Water Regulation for PFOS and PFOA

On March 3, 2021, EPA announced its intention to regulate perfluoroocatnesulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in public drinking water under the Safe Drinking Water Act. EPA has now announced its intention to host two public meetings to discuss and solicit input on environmental justice considerations related to the development of any such regulation. The two public meetings will occur virtually on March 2, 2022, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (Eastern) and April 5, 2022, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Eastern). Comments can be provided orally to EPA during either public meeting or written comments can be submitted to EPA until April 20, 2022.

For additional information, contact Assistant Chief Counsel Astrika Adams at astrika.adams@sba.gov or 202-798-7750.

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