Groups urge NH: Treat PFAS as one chemical class
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A number of organizations, including Testing for Pease and the Conservation Law Foundation, are asking state officials to treat PFAS compounds as a class of chemicals, rather than regulating them on a chemical-by-chemical basis.
The groups sent a letter to N.H. Department of Environmental Services Commissioner Robert Scott on Wednesday, petitioning the agency to “establish a drinking water standard” for PFAS chemicals that is “protective of public health.”
They maintained DES should adopt a “treatment technique approach” to deal with the thousands of PFAS chemicals, rather than trying to regulate them one by one.