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EPA/OCSPP RIN: 2070-AK51 Publication ID: Spring 2019 
Title: ●Addition of Certain Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) to the Toxics Release Inventory 
Abstract:

Section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) created the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program. The TRI Program is a tool EPA may use to understand the releases of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) by industrial and federal facilities. This information may be helpful to inform decision-making by communities, government agencies, companies and others. Currently, no PFAS chemicals are included on the list of chemicals required to report to TRI; however, the EPA is considering whether to add certain PFAS chemicals. In considering listing, the EPA must determine whether data and information are available to fulfill the statutory listing criteria and the extent and utility of the data that would be gathered. In addition, in considering if TRI will provide useful information to stakeholders, the EPA also will consider if those PFAS are still active in commerce. The process for listing includes notice and comment rulemaking to list PFAS chemicals for reporting prior to adding these chemicals to the TRI for annual reporting.

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Prerule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Not subject to, not significant 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 372   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 11023 et seq.   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  10/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
Sectors Affected: 31311 Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills; 314110 Carpet and Rug Mills; 324110 Petroleum Refineries; 325 Chemical Manufacturing; 423220 Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers; 561740 Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Services 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Daniel R. Bushman
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
Mail Code 7410 M, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 566-0743
Email: bushman.daniel@epa.gov

David Turk
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 2844T,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 566-1527
Email: turk.david@epa.gov