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.