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Wisconsin Governor Proposes Sweeping PFAS Legislation

USA - May 24 2019 On May 23, 2019, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) Secretary Preston Cole proposed far-reaching...

Taylor T. Fritsch, John A. Sheehan, Patricia Linn Jenness, Leah Hurtgen Ziemba.

EPA Releases Draft Recommendations for Groundwater Impacted by Two PFAS Compounds

USA - April 30 2019 As public interest in per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) continues to grow, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released...

Taylor T. Fritsch, John A. Sheehan, Patricia Linn Jenness, Leah Hurtgen Ziemba.

EPA Shifts Policy for Shielding Malfunction Events from Fines Under Clean Air Act

USA - April 29 2019 In a shift from Obama-era guidance, the EPA published in today’s Federal Register a proposal to approve affirmative defense provisions in Texas’s...

Taylor T. Fritsch, Cameron F. Field.

Rejecting “Conduit” Theory, EPA Concludes the Clean Water Act Does Not Regulate Point Source Discharges to Groundwater

USA - April 16 2019 More than a year after seeking public comment on the extent of federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act (CWA or the Act), U.S. Environmental...

Taylor T. Fritsch, John A. Sheehan, Cameron F. Field, Leah Hurtgen Ziemba, David A. Crass.

EPA Announces Action Plan to Address Public Health Risks Posed by PFAS Chemicals

USA - February 15 2019 On February 14, 2019, at a public event in Philadelphia, Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced that EPA had completed an Action Plan to...

Emily R. Lyons, John A. Sheehan, Leah Hurtgen Ziemba, David A. Crass.