New Jersey Sues Over New PFAS Water Contamination
Source: https://news.yahoo.com/, November 10, 2020
By: Ryan Felton
The manufacturer Solvay Specialty Polymers USA has been emitting unregulated PFAS chemicals at a New Jersey facility for more than two decades and contaminating water supplies, state regulators allege in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. But the state remains unable to release detailed information about the compounds because Solvay asserts that information is confidential, the lawsuit says, effectively barring it from public view.
“Solvay cannot be allowed to continue to release toxic PFAS chemicals into the environment while leaving the public in the dark about the risks of their practices,” Catherine McCabe, commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, said in a statement. Read more.