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 (NYDEC) to suspend incineration of AFFF that the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) had sent to a hazardous waste facility in Cohoes, NY, pending the results of environmental sampling in … Continue Reading

On March 13, 2020, the U.S. Department of Defense (“DoD”) issued a progress report of its Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (“PFAS”) Task Force, which can be found here. DoD is encouraging a national solution to the issue. The Task Force has been exploring AFFF replacements as required by the FY 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”), but to date no … Continue Reading