The Update - A Monthly Newsletter on Regulatory Compliance
DECEMBER 2018

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Public Input Requested on Draft Toxicity Assessments for PFAS Chemicals Cities Crack Down on Grease-Clogged Sanitary Sewers MPCA Requests Comments on Amendments to Operator Training Requirements

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Public Input Requested on Draft Toxicity Assessments for PFAS Chemicals

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) is seeking public input on draft toxicity assessments for GenX chemicals and perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS), which are members of a larger group of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). PFAS are man-made chemicals used in a wide range of products because of their ability to repel water, grease, and oil.

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Cities Crack Down on Grease-Clogged Sanitary Sewers

Cities in Minnesota are cracking down on offenders who dump fats, oil, and grease (FOG) into the sanitary sewer system which causes clogs that are expensive to repair.

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MPCA Requests Comments on Amendments to Operator Training Requirements

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is requesting comments on changes being considered for the training required to renew a Type IV land disposal facility certification.

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