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NASF Releases Public Policy Update for March 2021

NASF has released a Policy Update for March summarizing some of the pertinent regulatory developments and new announcements from recent days.
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As key announcements roll out of the Biden Administration and state regulatory agencies take up new issues and concerns, the National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF) has been actively engaged on the policy front on a number of measures impacting the finishing industry.

The association has released a Policy Update for March summarizing some of the pertinent regulatory developments and new announcements from recent days.

The update includes the following:

  • A summary of NASF’s recent chromium plating symposium for the California Air Resources Board (CARB). A topical report on the issues covered and the discussion from the NASF Symposium is under preparation, but a full list of specific presentations can be accessed in the meantime here.
  • An explanation of a White House an Executive Order (EO) directing a series of reviews of global supply chains to create more resilient and secure supply chains for critical materials and goods. 
  • Discussion of the EPA’s recently published Interim Guidance on Destruction and Disposal of PFAS.
  • Changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
  • Discussion of the EPA’s final regulatory determination for its PFOS and PFOA drinking water standard.

Read the full policy update here.


This policy update is courtesy of the National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF). For more information or to become a member, visit nasf.org.