PFAS

EPA’s PFAS Health Advisories Set This Morning

EPA’s PFAS Health Advisories Set This Morning

In October 2021, the EPA released its PFAS Roadmap, which stated explicit goals and deadlines for over twenty action items specific to PFAS. As part of the Roadmap, the EPA pledged to re-assess the existing Health Advisories (HAs) for PFOA and PFOS, as well as...

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California PFAS Laws Take Aim At Consumer Goods

California PFAS Laws Take Aim At Consumer Goods

The end of May 2022 saw two new significant California PFAS laws make their way through the legislature, taking significant steps forward to becoming laws that are presented to the Governor for signature. Both bills to some degree focus directly on consumer goods....

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PFAS Legislative Developments (May 2022)

May 2022 PFAS Legislative Developments May Legislation Tracking (May 1, 2022 – May 31, 2022)Current Trends in Legislation – May 2022PFAS Monitoring and PFAS Task Force Federal Level Key point addressed: Clean water standards, PFAS testing and cosmetics products...

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PFAS Legislative Developments (May 2021)

May '21 PFAS Legislative Developments April/May Legislation Data (April 1 2021 – May 21, 2021)Current Trends in Legislation – April/May 2021Water Safety and PFAs States involved: AK, NC Key point addressed: Identifying Maximum contaminant limits and enforcing the...

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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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