Preparing For PFAS Scrutiny: Part 2

By William Tarantino and Megan Ault (May 3, 2019, 3:25 PM EDT) -- PFAS — or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances — have been detected just about everywhere, and may be inside virtually everyone you know. But not everyone has heard of them, and not everyone is prepared for their regulation.

Though once a common constituent of everything from medical devices to fast-food containers, PFAS are increasingly gaining the attention of state and federal regulators — and plaintiffs lawyers. The first part of this article discussed heightened PFAS standards now being developed by Congress and federal agencies. This installment examines state-level regulatory action on PFAS, and considers trends in PFAS litigation.

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