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Focus on: PFAS Chemical Action Plan

 
Publication number Date Published
20-04-048October 2020
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Author(s) Washington State Department of Ecology
Description Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a class of persistent chemicals that are widespread pollutants. PFAS have been found in food, water, people, and the environment.

Washington state’s departments of Ecology and Health work together to develop chemical action plans (CAPs). CAPs assess the environmental and health impacts of a chemical or class of chemicals, and recommend strategies to reduce or eliminate those impacts. Ecology and Health work with industry, tribes, local governments, and environmental groups in developing the plans.
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Keywords perfluorinated compounds, perfluorinated substances, PFAS, consumer products, PFAAs, PFOA, wastewater operators, perfluoroalkyl substances, perfluoroalkyl, safer alternatives, chemicals of concern, environmental impacts, toxics cleanup, toxics reduction, wastewater treatment plant, toxic chemicals, wastewater, wastewater treatment, toxic cleanup site, PBTs, environmental contaminants, Safe Drinking Water, PFOS, per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, Safer Products
WEB PAGE PFAS Chemical Action Plan webpage
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