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EPA Adds Seven More PFAS “Forever Chemicals” To Toxics Release Inventory Reporting Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA” or “the Agency”) has finalized the addition of seven per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”) to the Toxics Release Inventory (“TRI”) program, publishing the final…

Maine Dramatically Revamps and Delays PFAS Reporting Rules and Consumer Product Bans

After years of tumultuous and unpredictable regulatory uncertainty, the Maine Legislature has again decided to overhaul the state’s PFAS in Products program, dramatically shrinking the scope of the reporting…

EPA Announces Final Rule Designating Two PFAS as ​“Hazardous Substances” under CERCLA

On April 19, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA” or ​“the Agency”) released details of its highly anticipated rule listing perfluorooctanoic acid (“PFOA”) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (“PFOS”),…

PFAS Phase-out Bill Introduced in United States Congress

Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis once opined that “a single courageous State may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the…

EPA Announces Drinking Water Standards for Six PFAS

On April 10, 2024, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) announced the first enforceable federal drinking water standards under the Safe Drinking Water Act (“SDWA”) for six per- and polyfluoroalkyl…