On August 12, 2022, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) completed its review of the EPA’s proposed rule to list two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as “hazardous substances” under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). In doing so, the OMB changed its designation of the proposed rule to “economically significant,” which will now require the EPA to conduct a regulatory impact analysis (RIA) – including consideration of the rule’s potential costs and benefits – before the rule takes effect.
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