US EPA considers new enforcement programmes on PFAS, HFCs


The US EPA has announced it may undertake two new national enforcement and compliance initiatives (NECIs) in the coming years to address PFAS contamination and illegal uses of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HFCs).

NECIs aim “to protect human health and the environment by holding polluters accountable and compelling regulated entities to return to compliance”, according to a pre-publication notice in today’s Federal Register. “EPA selects national initiatives every four years to focus resources on serious and widespread environmental problems where federal enforcement can make a difference.”

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Chemical Watch, 12-01-23