Washington state will release its draft plan to address PFAS contamination in October, the state said Wednesday.
- Washington’s draft action plan, which may recommend regulations, will be open for public comment after its release, Irina Makarow of the Washington state Department of Ecology said during a Wednesday video conference.
- State officials have found PFAS in drinking water wells at Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Tacoma, and several other locations.
- The state is also working to determine if PFAS-free food packaging alternatives are feasible, before the state legislature’s ban on food packaging that contains PFAS can go into effect. That analysis should ...