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PFAS Legislative Developments (May2024)

May 2024 PFAS Legislative Developments May Legislation Tracking (May 1 – May 31)Current Trends in Legislation – May 2024Federal Legislature No new bills were introduced. Federal Regulations There were no significant developments in May, but in April the EPA released a final regulation designating PFOA and PFOS as hazardous under the nation's Superfund law. State Legislature Fifteen bills were introduced. Six states introduced bills. Notable topics the legislature addressed include the presence of PFAS in water sources and packaging material. State Regulations Chapter 80: Reduction of Toxics in Packaging (ME) became effective 5/1/2024. (06-096 Ch. 80). This establishes a sales...

PFAS Legislative Developments (May2024)

May 2024 PFAS Legislative Developments May Legislation Tracking (May 1 – May 31)Current Trends in Legislation – May 2024Federal Legislature No new bills were introduced. Federal Regulations There were no significant developments in May, but in April the EPA released a...

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John Gardella To Speak At PCPC Legal Conference

On June 5, 2024, John Gardella will speak at the annual Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) Legal Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. John's topic is on PFAS - specifically, his discussion will provide the latest on all regulatory and litigation issues related to...

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Responding to Third Party Subpoenas

It is the bane of any legal department’s existence – the third-party subpoena.  Frustration is often the first emotion for the recipient because responding to such a subpoena can be time consuming, expensive, and is an unplanned event outside the budget.  Third-party...

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PFAS Legislative Developments (April 2024)

April 2024 PFAS Legislative Developments April Legislation Tracking (April 1 – April 30)Current Trends in Legislation – April 2024Federal Legislature Three new bills were introduced. Federal Regulations On April 19th, the EPA released a final regulation designating...

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CMBG3 Team Honors Memorial Day

On May 22, 2024, CMBG3 team members Madison Sarka, Tori Holtman, Veronica Lee, Jamie Strong and John Gardella volunteered part of their afternoon to place flags on the hillside of the Boston Common as part of an initiative by the Home Base and Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund...

Helping Those in Need

Christine Calareso’s Pro Bono Work Lauded By Client

Attorney Christine Calareso has for several years been assisting a non-profit by the name of Wondherful, Inc. with the company's trademark needs. The organization is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to saving the lives of those who are struggling with mental health crisis. Last...