PFOA And PFOS Become Hazardous Substances CERCLA Effective July 8

Source:, May 30, 2024
By: Daniel T. McKillop, Scarinci/Hollenbeck

On May 8, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published its Final Rule designating two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) — perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) — as hazardous substances. The designation under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) takes effect on July 8, 2024. Read more.

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