Bloomberg Law
Dec. 29, 2021, 11:00 AM

‘Buckle Up’ for PFAS Regulation, Litigation in 2022, Lawyers Say

Pat Rizzuto
Pat Rizzuto

Industries are advised to brace for more federal moves next year to reduce and control “forever chemicals,” including plans by the EPA to propose water and waste regulations for two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS.

The Environmental Protection Agency also will be gathering data on other types of PFAS in 2022 that could shape future regulations. Meanwhile, states are expected to take steps to eliminate uses of PFAS and the volume of them that goes up smokestacks, into water, and onto land, attorneys say.

“There will be more change on the regulatory front than we have had in a ...

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