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Implications for Real Estate Professionals: EPA PFAS Hazardous Substances

May 20, 2024
EPA Designates PFOA and PFOS as Hazardous Substances: Key Implications for Real Estate Professionals  On April 19, 2024, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled a groundbreaking pre-publication version of its final rule, designating two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)—perfluorooctanoic...
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Implications for Real Estate Professionals: EPA PFAS Hazardous Substances

May 20, 2024
EPA Designates PFOA and PFOS as Hazardous Substances: Key Implications for Real Estate Professionals  On April 19, 2024, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled a groundbreaking pre-publication version of its final rule, designating two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)—perfluorooctanoic...
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Update to EPA National Priorities List: Sites Added

April 25, 2024
On March 7, 2024, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is adding five new sites to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL), some of which were proposed last year.
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CERCLA Enforcement Discretion Regarding PFOA and PFOS Hazardous Substances

April 23, 2024
On April 19, 2024, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) designated two PFAS compounds—PFOA and PFOS—as hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). This will allow the EPA to bring its full regulatory and...
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EPA Finalizes Federal Drinking Water Standards and California Establishes Public Health Goals

April 17, 2024
Federal PFAS MCLs On April 10, 2024, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR) establishing legally enforceable Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs) as well as non-enforceable Maximum Contaminant Level Goals (MCLGs) for six...
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EPA Hazardous Substances: Expanding Beyond PFOA and PFOS?

April 18, 2023
EPA Seeks Public Input on Potential Listing of Additional PFAS Chemicals as Hazardous Substances under CERCLA Back in September of 2022, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced their proposed rule to designate two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)—perfluorooctanoic...
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How low did they go? USEPA Issues Proposed MCL for PFAS in Drinking Water

March 15, 2023
Yesterday, on March 14, 2023, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR) including Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs) for six per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) chemicals in drinking water. This includes perfluorooctanoic...
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