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

PFAS: An Emerging Concern

What do non-stick coated pans, waterproof fabrics, oil-resistant food packaging, stain-resistant materials, and fire-fighting foam all have in common?  They all potentially contain fluorinated compounds, and more specifically, are made with a suite of specialty chemicals called Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOAs).   PFOs and PFOAs both are fluorinated [...]

By |2020-09-15T09:10:29-04:00September 15, 2020|News, Site Closure|0 Comments

Hindsight in 2020: More EPA Regulations on the Horizon

Toxic Release Inventory Reporting December 2019 was a busy month for environmental regulatory changes. On December 20, 2019 the signed National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2020 added certain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to the list of chemicals subject to annual Toxic Release Inventory (Form R) reporting. PFAS are [...]

By |2020-08-11T16:12:29-04:00February 19, 2020|Compliance, eCAP, News|0 Comments
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