In September 2020, the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) finalized the settlement of an enforcement action against Cannon Air Force Base (CAFB), a federal facility, relating to the facility’s discharge
Continue Reading State PFAS Enforcement Against the Federal Government – Irresistible Force Meets Immovable Object?

In July 2020, we posted on takeback disposal options for some PFAS-containing firefighting foams, with a caveat about recent actions taken by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Continue Reading Your Mission, Should You Choose to Accept It…: The “Innovative Ways to Destroy PFAS Challenge”

As more states develop regulatory standards for PFAS, many are also recognizing that certain formulations of firefighting foams that were manufactured into the early 2000s or earlier contain legacy PFAS
Continue Reading State AFFF takeback programs may provide appropriate disposal options for local authorities and other users of older PFAS-containing foams

Updating our previous post, as of the April 6, 2020 issue of the New Jersey Register, NJDEP has not yet published its anticipated Final Rule setting drinking water and groundwater
Continue Reading Update on NJDEP Issuance of Final Drinking Water and Groundwater Cleanup Standards for PFOA and PFOS, Addition of PFOA and PFOS to Its List of Hazardous Substances, and Amendment of Other Rules Related to PFOA, PFOS and PFNA

Consistent with a Proposed Rule published on April 1, 2019, NJDEP will publish a Final Rule in the New Jersey Register (possibly as soon as April 6, 2020) [UPDATED
Continue Reading UPDATED 4/6/2020: NJDEP Issuing Final Drinking Water and Groundwater Cleanup Standards for PFOA and PFOS; Adding PFOA and PFOS to Its List of Hazardous Substances; and Amending Other Rules Related to PFOA, PFOS and PFNA