The stakes are high when it comes to road salts: compromised drinking water, shrinking aquatic habitats and long-term pollution from legacy salt stores in soil and groundwater requiring costly remediation.
“This ruling is a complete vindication of Evi Emmenegger,” said PEER Senior Counsel Peter Jenkins, noting that these lab malfunctions keep recurring because the USGS facilities are not independently accredited.
Public employee environmental advocacy group says EPA needs to do more to regulate 'forever chemical' disposal
November 24, 2023
Since PFAS are not regulated as a hazardous waste under the Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA), these data were submitted voluntarily and likely represents only a small fraction of total PFAS waste.