Where are NJ’s new chemical rules? Enviros accuse DEP of more foot-dragging on PFAS

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JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT – Environmentalists are urging state officials to speed up regulation of two toxic chemicals that have been recommended for tight new health limits by state scientists but subjected to unexplained delays of up to nearly two years by the Department of Environmental Protection.

The chemicals, PFOA and PFOS, are part of the PFAS family that has come in for increasing regulation by New Jersey and some other states as more is learned about their links to cancer and other illnesses …

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