PFAS Sampling Goes Nationwide with UCMR 5

PFAS Contamination Chart

As of January 2023, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is requiring all public water systems (PWS) serving more than 3,300 people to sample for PFAS. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, are a class of synthetic fluorine compounds used in many consumer products. These toxic compounds can take decades or longer to break down and […]

Boston Attorney General Sues PFAS Manufacturers for Damages

Widespread remediation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) came one step closer last week as Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey sued 13 PFAS manufacturers for damages to public health. PFAS are synthetic fluorine compounds commonly used in consumer products for their ability to repel water and oil. Because of their popularity and persistence, PFAS have […]

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