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Congress’ Failure to Enact Broad-Based PFAS Legislation is Likely to Facilitate Ongoing State Regulatory Activity

March 02, 2020

Toxic and Hazardous Substances Litigation

Jeffrey Karp, Edward Mahaffey, and Graham Ansell discuss how states are filling the regulatory void left by Congress and U.S. EPA by proposing and promulgating standards limiting exposure to PFAS in a variety of environmental media and consumer products. This article highlights recent efforts by several states to regulate PFAS compounds to adequately protect the public from potential negative health impacts.

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