EPA to Announce First-Ever Comprehensive Nationwide PFAS Action Plan

LENEXA (February 13, 2019) – Tomorrow, Thursday, February 14, 2019, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Jim Gulliford will unveil the Agency’s Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Action Plan. EPA’s Action Plan will move forward with the Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) process outlined in the Safe Drinking Water Act for PFOA and PFOS—two of the most well-known and prevalent PFAS chemicals, continue our enforcement actions and clarify our clean up strategies, expand monitoring of PFAS in the environment, and enhance our research and scientific foundation for addressing PFAS by developing new analytical methods and tools.
WHO: EPA Regional Administrator Jim Gulliford
WHAT: PFAS Action Plan Press Conference
WHERE: Riverfront Community Center
123 Esplanade St.
Leavenworth, KS 66048
WHEN: Thursday, February 14
10:00 am CST

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