Public Comments Accepted on Updated TSCA Systemic Review Protocol

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) released a draft Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Systematic Review Protocol. According to the USEPA, the protocol is intended to strengthen its approach to reviewing and selecting the scientific studies that are used to inform TSCA chemical risk evaluations and ensure that USEPA has the best tools under TSCA to Read More

Nationwide Monitoring to Gauge Extent of PFAS in Drinking Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) recently finalized the Fifth Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR5) to establish nationwide monitoring for 29 per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and lithium in drinking water. This action marks a significant milestone in the PFAS Strategic Roadmap developed by the USEPA. The USEPA uses the UCMR to monitor for priority Read More

USEPA Announces Intent to Strengthen Lead & Copper Regulations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) will begin refining a new regulation to better protect communities from exposure to lead in drinking water. USEPA announced its intention to collaboratively work with local, State, and Federal partners to make rapid progress on the goal of removing 100% of lead service lines, with a focus on prioritizing communities Read More