- January 6, 2022
Massachusetts | Toxic PFAS chemicals will be added to Mass.' official list of hazardous substances
The widespread and pervasive chemicals known as PFAS will be added to the state's list of "Toxic or Hazardous Substances" in December, according to officials at the quasi-governmental Toxics Use Reduction Institute.
The decision includes nearly the entire class of PFAS chemicals — of which there are thousands — rather than just the handful identified as most concerning for public health.
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