Issue Update

PFAS

Last Update Nov. 20, 2020

Status Monitoring

  • Federal Regulations

      • EPA PFAS Website: https://www.epa.gov/pfas
      • The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released draft preliminary guidelines for PFOA and PFOS.
      • The interim recommendations follow EPA’s PFAS Action Plan announced earlier this year.
      • EPA decided in February 2020 that it will regulate PFOA and PFOS.
      • EPA has also proposed rules that would exclude manufacturers of PFAS from providing proof of financial responsibility under the federal Superfund cleanup law.
      • Changes could occur in 2021 pending a new administration.