As we’ve posted here before, by statutory enactment, Maine intends to ban the sale, marketing, and distribution of products or product components containing intentionally added PFAS, effective January 1

Continue Reading Maine and Minnesota Accepting Proposals Through March 1, 2024 for “Currently Unavoidable Use” Exemptions from Upcoming State Ban on PFAS-Containing Products

We reported earlier this year that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule would require stricter (1) reporting of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)

Continue Reading EPA Finalizes Rule Removing De Minimis Exemptions, Subjecting Companies to Enhanced PFAS Reporting and Notification Requirements

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

On May 24, 2023, Minnesota’s Governor signed into law a sweeping set of statutory provisions concerning the handling and sale of PFAS-containing products within Minnesota. Among other things, the statute

Continue Reading Minnesota Statute Takes a Robust Approach to PFAS Regulation, Including Reporting Requirements for Manufacturers and a Sales Ban

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

As a reminder, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule last month that would enhance (1) reporting of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)

Continue Reading Comment Period Deadline Approaches for EPA’s Proposed Rule Subjecting Companies to Enhanced PFAS Reporting and Notification Requirements