Read the full article by Keller and Heckman LLP (The National Law Review)

“The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) on December 4, 2019, to solicit public input regarding the potential addition of certain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to the list of chemicals subject to reporting under Section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act and Section 6607 of the Pollution Prevention Act (also known as the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)). This action supports the Agency’s February 2019 PFAS Action Plan, which describes EPA’s long- and short-term actions to address PFAS.

By way of background, EPA’s TRI provides the public with information about the use of certain chemicals by tracking their management and associated activities. U.S. facilities in different industry sectors must report annually how much of each chemical is released to the environment and/or managed through recycling, energy recovery, and treatment. Currently, no PFAS chemicals are included on the TRI list…”