PFAS

PFAS GenX Health Advisories Challenged In Court

PFAS GenX Health Advisories Challenged In Court

On June 15, 2022, the EPA issued Health Advisories (HAs) for five specific PFAS, including GenX PFAS chemicals. The PFAS GenX health advisories set levels at 10ppt for this chemical group. On July 13, 2022, The Chemours Co. filed a petition in the Third Circuit...

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SAB PFAS Recommendations Near Completion

SAB PFAS Recommendations Near Completion

Two significant Science Advisory Board (SAB) meetings take place this week, both of which deal with SAB PFAS recommendations for proposed EPA action for the chemical class. On July 18, the SAB met to discuss final recommendations with respect to the EPA's Draft Fifth...

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PFAS TRI Reporting Expanded By EPA

PFAS TRI Reporting Expanded By EPA

Today, the EPA issued a final rule adding five PFAS to the list of PFAS chemicals subject to the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) reporting requirements. The total PFAS subject to the TRI now exceeds 170 separate PFAS. TRI reporting is an issue that has recently seen...

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PFAS Legislative Developments (June 2022)

June 2022 PFAS Legislative Developments June Legislation Tracking (June 1, 2022 – June 30, 2022)Current Trends in Legislation – June 2022PFAS Monitoring and PFAS Task Force Federal Level Key point addressed: Provide appropriations for Clean water standards and PFAS...

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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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