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Charleston Gazette: EPA May Propose C8 Rules…In 2012
January 4, 2010, 3:03 pm
Filed under: News

The Obama administration announced Wednesday it might write rules to limit the manufacture, processing and use of C8 and related perfluorinated chemicals, but would not propose any such regulations until at least 2012.
By Ken Ward Jr.
Staff writer

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Obama administration announced Wednesday it might write rules to limit the manufacture, processing and use of C8 and related perfluorinated chemicals, but would not propose any such regulations until at least 2012.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials issued their promised “action plans” for perfluorinated chemicals, or PFCs, and three other families of chemicals that are under scrutiny for their potential health effects.
EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson had announced in late September that her agency would draw up the plans and also propose wide-ranging reforms to the federal Toxic Substances Control Act, which regulates chemical manufacturing and use.

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