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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on January 4, 2023, that it issued the next Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) test order requiring testing on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) under its National PFAS Testing Strategy. The test order requires companies to conduct and submit testing on trifluoro(trifluoromethyl)oxirane (HFPO),Continue Reading

Energy & Environment — EPA proposes tighter soot standard

The Environmental Protection Agency has a new proposed air pollution standard. Meanwhile, the Biden administration has new guidelines for federal agencies on emissions in environmental reviews, and the Interior Department proposes additional new lease sales.  This is Energy & Environment, your source for the latest news focused on energy, theContinue Reading

EPA targets plastics company in PFAS probe

EPA and environmental groups are targeting a company for allegedly releasing “forever chemicals” into tens of millions of plastic containers that later contaminated pesticides, which the agency said poses “unreasonable” risks to workers and the environment. At the center of both an EPA complaint and an environmental group lawsuit isContinue Reading

EPA Announces Spectral Sensor Solutions of Albuquerque Among Recipients of Over $3 Million in Funding to Small Businesses to Develop Environmental Technologies

January 4, 2023 WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the next Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) test order requiring testing on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) under EPA’s the National PFAS Testing Strategy. Today’s action orders companies to conduct and submit testing on trifluoro(trifluoromethyl)oxirane (HFPO), a perfluoroalkylContinue Reading

EPA Approves ASTM E1527 21 Standard Practice

On December 15, 2022, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provided notice of a Final Rule approving the use of the American Society for Testing & Materials (ASTM) “E1527-21 – Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process (ESA).” The goal of an ASTM E1527 PhaseContinue Reading