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Broad PFAS Cleanup Liability Nears With Proposed EPA Rule, Bloomberg Law

August 26, 2022

Partner Stephanie Feingold commented in a Bloomberg Law article on the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) proposed rule designating perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), and their salts and structural isomers as hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).

“The proposed rule could impact not just companies or industries that currently have PFAS in their operations or manufacturing processes, and the potential for contamination at their sites, but also implicate legacy contamination from prior operators [and/or] owners of sites,” Stephanie said prior to the rule’s publication.

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