Emerging Trends in PFAS Litigation: What You Need to Know

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have historically been used across various industries such as aerospace, biotechnology, and textiles, for their water-resistant and stain-resistant properties. However, over the past two decades, PFAS have come under significant litigation and regulatory scrutiny due to their persistence in the environment and potential health risks. [...]

By |2024-06-11T12:40:00-04:00June 11, 2024|News, PFAS|0 Comments

PFAS in 2024: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going?

Last year, August Mack provided articles and webinars describing the likely forthcoming regulations for chemicals commonly referred to as “PFAS” or “per-and polyfluoryoalkyl substances”.  Well that time has arrived.  In April 2024, the U.S. EPA issued “the first ever national, legally enforceable drinking water standard to protect communities from exposure [...]

By |2024-06-11T12:45:46-04:00June 11, 2024|News, PFAS|0 Comments

PFAS: No Longer “Non-Scope”

In April 2024, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice that a final rule for publication will be submitted, designating Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) as “hazardous substances” under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). The final rule was published on May 8, 2024, [...]

By |2024-06-11T12:25:45-04:00June 11, 2024|Due Diligence, News|0 Comments

Navigating PFAS in 2024, Part II: No Longer “Non-Scope”

The United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) classification of Perfluorooctanesulfonic Acid (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) as hazardous substances is a significant shift in the environmental due diligence world. The designation of PFOS and PFOA compounds as hazardous substances reinforces the need for more robust environmental assessments as part of [...]

By |2024-06-10T10:14:37-04:00June 6, 2024||0 Comments

Does My Property Still Need An Asbestos Survey?

If your property was built prior to the 1980s, having an asbestos inspection performed seems like common sense. But what if your property was constructed later than that? Many believe that buildings constructed after the 1980s don't require asbestos inspections, but this is a common misconception. In fact, there are [...]

By |2023-12-27T16:22:02-05:00December 27, 2023||0 Comments

What To Do When An EPA Inspector Calls: Before, During And After An Environmental Inspection

Facing an EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) inspection can be a daunting prospect for businesses and organizations. In this presentation, we will explore essential strategies for navigating a regulatory inspection with confidence. Discover practical suggestions on how to prepare for an EPA inspection, handle the inspection process with ease, and effectively [...]

By |2023-11-07T12:26:05-05:00November 7, 2023||0 Comments

Nuances to RCRA

What are the nuances of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)? It was approved by Congress on October 21, 1976, or about six years after EPA was formed. RCRA was an amendment to the Solid Waste Disposal Act 0f 1965, note five years before EPA was formed. RCRA was [...]

By |2023-08-31T11:14:25-04:00August 11, 2023||0 Comments

PFAS Regulations Are Coming: What You Need to Know

PFAS or “per-and polyfluoryoalkyl substances” are a class of compounds (several thousand) that contain a chain of carbon and fluorine in their structure.   PFAS have been used globally for over 60 years, and are still being used because of their many useful properties – they are chemically inert; resistant to [...]

By |2023-04-21T16:01:11-04:00April 21, 2023|News|0 Comments
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