Minnesota announced a new “PFAS blueprint” on February 10, 2021, calling for increased regulation of the so-called “forever” chemicals through a combination of legislation and agency rule making.
For decades, PFAS have been used in the production and composition of many products used daily throughout Florida and across the country.
President-Elect Biden has indicated his administration’s priority to designate PFOS and PFOA as hazardous substances.
EPA encourages storage of PFAS and PFAS-containing materials rather than disposal.
The new interim guidance outlines science-based techniques and treatments that may be used to destroy or dispose of PFAS and PFAS-containing materials.
State health officials are recommending groundwater quality standards for 22 substances found in Wisconsin waters, including pesticides and "forever chemicals."
Using a tunable copolymer electrode, engineers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign captured and destroyed perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances.
A recent study has found a “nearly ubiquitous” level of synthetic chemicals in the predominant source of drinking water in the U.S. — surface water.
What makes PFAS chemicals extremely useful—and extremely hard to get rid of—are the bonds between carbon and fluorine atoms that are almost impossible to break.
New York’s new Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit Act, and regulations governing “forever chemicals,” fundamentally change long-standing environmental paradigms.
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency released new proposed groundwater quality standards for select per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
Sending PFAS to incinerators is drawing lawmaker scrutiny and public outcry, but some experts say it may be the only realistic solution.
From lead pipes to PFAS, drinking water contamination is a major issue plaguing cities and towns all around the Great Lakes. Cleaning up contaminants and providing safe water to everyone is an ongoing public health struggle.
Nearly 3 dozen public health and environmental organizations are calling on state officials to require thousands of public water systems in Wisconsin to test for hazardous chemicals known as PFAS.
On July 30, 2020, New York state joined the growing ranks of state and local governments directly regulating PFAS.
On June 22, 2020, EPA finalized a rule adding 172 PFAS to the list of chemicals subject to annual reporting under the Toxic Release Inventory Program.
Now that the 2019 Toxic Release Inventory reports are just about done, it is time to look ahead. You may be working with one of the 172 (PFAS) added to the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) for 2020.
On May 18, 2020, EPA published its final rule adding 172 per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”) to the list of chemicals requiring reporting on the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)