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EPA to Announce First-Ever Comprehensive Nation Wide PFAS Action Plan
*** MEDIA ADVISORY *** Updated Call-in Information
BOSTON – Tomorrow, Thursday, February 14, 2019, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) Assistant Administrator – and former EPA New England Regional Administrator – Alexandra Dunn will unveil the Agency's Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Action Plan.
EPA's Action Plan will move forward with the Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) process outlined in the Safe Drinking Water Act for PFOA and PFOS—two of the most well-known and prevalent PFAS chemicals, continue our enforcement actions and clarify our clean up strategies, expand monitoring of PFAS in the environment, and enhance our research and scientific foundation for addressing PFAS by developing new analytical methods and tools.
WHO: EPA OCSPP Assistant Administrator Alexandra Dunn
WHAT: PFAS Action Plan Press Conference
WHERE: New England Regional Laboratory
11 Technology Dr.
North Chelmsford, MA 01863
*Note: Please bring a photo ID and leave time for security screening
UPDATED: Participant Toll Free Dial-In Number: (833) 681-4865 Conference ID: 6890889
Once you call into the number you will be put on hold and the operator will then ask for the Conference ID
WHEN: Thursday, February 14
11:00 am EST
The event will be open to the public and press.
Acting EPA Administrator Wheeler's 9:00 am EST press conference will be livestreamed at: www.epa.gov/live
Credentialed media: Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org for additional details.