Correcting PFAS Myths: Misperceptions Risk Higher Clean-up Costs for Water Ratepayers
In a nationwide press conference led by the Water Coalition Against PFAS, public water sector utilities united to address prevalent misconceptions concerning the cleanup of persistent PFAS compounds, and release a comprehensive report that refutes these myths. The report, titled "Correcting PFAS Myths: Misperceptions Risk Higher Clean-up Costs for Water Ratepayers" incorporates evidence from coalition members, definitively revealing that the yearly expenses for PFAS remediation will surpass Congress and EPA's expectations. The study highlights that the projected annual costs for PFAS cleanup could potentially be significantly greater than the current EPA estimates that are guiding regulatory actions.
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