The Delaware General Assembly has recently introduced two PFAS-related bills. House Bill 337, introduced on May 29, 2020 and amended on June 16, 2020, would require the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to develop maximum contaminant levels for drinking water contaminants, including PFOS and PFOA. Senate Bill 217, … Continue Reading
Dover Air Force Base (DAFB) installed house water filtration systems at four off-base properties in Dover, Delaware. The wells supplying water to those properties were found to have levels of PFOS and PFOA in excess of the 70 parts per trillion Health Advisory Level. The properties will continue to receive bottled water until DAFB is able to confirm the efficacy … Continue Reading
PFAS in Delaware are regulated under the Delaware Hazardous Substance Cleanup Act, 7 Del. C. Chapter 91 (“HSCA”).
On July 2, 2018, following discovery of detections at Dover Air Force Base, New Castle County Airport and other locations, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (“DNREC”) issued its Policy for Sampling and Evaluation of Per- and Poly- … Continue Reading