US EPA grants petition to address PFAS in fluorinated plastic containers

by Packaging Gateway | July 12, 2024
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has responded to concerns over the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in plastic containers by granting a petition that aims to address the issue. The petition has been submitted by a coalition of environmental and public ...

Republicans Demand Information About Alleged Misconduct at Haskell Indian Nations University

by Inside Higher Ed | July 11, 2024
Republican lawmakers are calling on the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Indian Education to hand over information and documents about alleged misconduct at Haskell Indian Nations University, including accusations that administrators insufficiently addressed students’ sexual ...

EPA Grants Petition On Plastic Container PFAS

by USA Herald |
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday granted a petition to address several “forever chemicals” formed during the fluorination of plastic containers used for various household and industrial purposes. This decision marks a significant step in tackling the ...

EPA launches ‘forever chemicals’ rulemaking for plastic barrels

by E&E News |
EPA took the first step toward regulating “forever chemicals” leaching from plastic barrels, a win for environmental health advocates following defeat in a federal appeals court. The agency announced Thursday it granted an April petition from seven advocacy groups asking ...

EPA Grants Petition On Plastic Container PFAS

by Law 360 |
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday granted a petition asking it to address several so-called forever chemicals formed during the fluorination of plastic containers for a variety of household and… Read the PEER Story… ...
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