In an article published on March 20, 2018, news provider Chemical Watch informed that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a National Leadership Summit on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) on May 22-23, 2018 in Washington, D.C., U.S.. The EPA invited governors of U.S. states and territories to discuss i) risk characterization, monitoring and cleanup techniques, ii) specific near-term actions that need to be taken, and iii) risk communication strategies to address public concerns. The EPA further announced to develop a management plan for PFASs, to be released later in 2018.

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Chemical Watch (March 20, 2018). “U.S. EPA to convene PFASs summit.

Julie A. Miller (January 11, 2018). “PFASs seen as biggest emerging chemical issue for US states.Chemical Watch

Julie A. Miller (December 7, 2017). “U.S. EPA announces ‘cross agency’ initiative on PFASs.Chemical Watch