Environmental

PFAS Products Ban Set To Hit Colorado

PFAS Products Ban Set To Hit Colorado

A PFAS products ban bill now sits on the desk of the governor of Colorado, the last step before the piece of legislation becomes state law. The bill, HB 1345, would ban the use of PFAS in a variety of consumer goods, which follows in the footsteps of several other...

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PFAS and Waste Industry CERCLA Concerns

PFAS and Waste Industry CERCLA Concerns

We previously provided an update regarding the EPA’s notification to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) that it intends to move forward with regulating PFOA and PFOS as “hazardous substances” under CERCLA. We further detailed the growing movement...

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SAB PFAS Report May Be Finalized This Week

SAB PFAS Report May Be Finalized This Week

We previously commented on the significance of the four days of hearings held by the Science Advisory Board (SAB) on issues related to the EPA’s proposals to regulate two legacy PFAS – PFOA and PFOS – in drinking water. On April 1, 2022, the SAB PFAS report was...

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John Gardella To Speak On PFAS Issues For AM Best

John Gardella To Speak On PFAS Issues For AM Best

On May 18, 2022 at 2pm EDT, John Gardella will speak on a virtual AM Best webinar entitled "Impact of Regulatory Changes on the Insurance Landscape." John and his fellow presenters will discuss the most significant emerging regulatory issues, including how insurers...

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PFAS CERCLA Exemptions Lobbying Increases

PFAS CERCLA Exemptions Lobbying Increases

We previously provided an update regarding the EPA’s notification to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) that it intends to move forward with regulating PFOA and PFOS as “hazardous substances” under CERCLA. We further detailed the growing movement...

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PFAS Class Action Lawsuit Certified In New Jersey

PFAS Class Action Lawsuit Certified In New Jersey

Last week, the New Jersey state court certified the Tomas Vera et al. v. Middlesex Water Co. (MID-L-6306-21, Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex County) case as a class action lawsuit. The plaintiffs are seeking damages from the local water company, Middlesex...

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