The annual NDAA has in recent years included a number of PFAS provisions for which DOD must respond to and issue remediation guidance for.
Regulation under Federal Statutes
Under the SDWA, EPA has the authority to set enforceable National Primary Drinking Water Regulations for contaminants and require monitoring of public water systems.
In August 2022, EPA proposed to designate PFOA and PFOS as CERCLA Hazardous Substances.
EPA intends to list certain PFAS as hazardous constituents under RCRA.
This press statement outlines EPA’s intentions to designate PFOA and PFOS as RCRA Hazardous Constituents, in response to a petition from the New Mexico Governor.
The CAA requires EPA to regulate toxic air pollutants like PFAS.