As previously reported, on April 19, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) released the pre-publication notice of its final rule designating perfluorooctanoic acid (“PFOA”) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (“PFOS”)

Continue Reading Designation of PFOA and PFOS as CERCLA Hazardous Substances to Become Effective on July 8, 2024

Soon after the Biden Administration took office, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) issued a Strategic Roadmap highlighting the many ways it planned to “research, restrict, and remediate” per-and

Continue Reading Recent Progress Report Issued by EPA Foreshadows Landmark Year for Federal Regulation of PFAS

We have been closely monitoring the progress of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) proposed rule to designate perfluorooctanic acid (“PFOA”) and perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (“PFOS”), two per- and

Continue Reading Update on U.S. EPA’s Proposed Rule to Designate PFOA and PFOS as Hazardous Substances Under CERCLA

In September 2022, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) proposed to designate perfluorooctanoic acid (“PFOA”) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (“PFOS”), including their salts and structural isomers, as hazardous substances

Continue Reading EPA Revises Schedule for Anticipated CERCLA PFOA and PFOS Hazardous Substance Designation

On September 6, 2022, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the Federal Register its proposal to designate perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), including their salts and structural

Continue Reading EPA Proposes Designation of PFOA and PFOS as Hazardous Substances under CERCLA