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Five European Countries Push For PFAS Restrictions

Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Denmark agreed to prepare a Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) restriction proposal with the aim to restrict the manufacture, the placing on the market and the use of all per- and...
EPA Takes Major Step Forward In PFAS Action Plan

EPA Takes Major Step Forward In PFAS Action Plan

In the midst of the pandemic, the EPA continues to take steps forward included in its February 2019 PFAS Action Plan to address short-term and long-term plans for regulating and tracking PFAS. On December 20, 2019, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was...

PFAS-Containing Food Packaging Subject to Regulation

PFAS-Containing Food Packaging Subject to Regulation

Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”) are a collection of over 7,000 manmade chemical compounds.  PFAS have unique physical properties, including resistance to degradation and heat and ability to repel oil and water.  These properties make them highly useful...

Legal Battle Continues Over PFAS Standards in New Hampshire

Legal Battle Continues Over PFAS Standards in New Hampshire

Environmental groups have filed an amicus brief to the court reviewing New Hampshire’s PFAS regulations, arguing that the lower court did not properly conduct the cost-benefit analysis to enjoining the proposed standards. The parties who brought this suit against the...

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