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EPA may need to relaunch lawsuit against Inhance over PFAS

by Plastics News | May 21, 2024
Public health groups want the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to try again to restrict fluorination of plastic containers, saying they plan to ask a federal court to compel the EPA to reopen its efforts to against coating maker Inhance Technologies LLC… Read the PEER Story… ...

EPA moves to drop Inhance PFAS lawsuit

by Plastics News | May 15, 2024
The Environmental Protection Agency wants to end a landmark lawsuit it brought against Inhance Technologies LLC and its plastic container fluorination process after a federal appeals court… Read the PEER Story… ...

EPA sets PFAS test for HDPE containers, faces new suit in Inhance case

by Plastics News | February 20, 2024
The Environmental Protection Agency has released a method for measuring PFAS contamination in high density polyethylene containers, a step the agency said will allow industries that use fluorinated plastic bottles and products to better… Read the PEER Story… ...

EPA orders Inhance to stop its HDPE barrier coatings, citing PFAS concerns

by Plastics News | December 4, 2023
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered packaging barrier maker Inhance Technologies LLC to stop using its fluorination coating process on plastic containers, saying that it produces three “highly toxic” PFAS chemicals that… Read the PEER Story… ...

Inhance faces EPA, environmental group lawsuits

by Plastics News | January 13, 2023
Packaging barrier maker Inhance Technologies LLC is facing questions about the safety of its fluorination coating process for high density polyethylene containers, including an investigation and lawsuit from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Read the PEER Story… ...
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