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As published on Hunton’s Nickel Report, in May 2023, Minnesota’s Governor Walz signed into law HF 2310, which bans the sale of certain products containing “intentionally added” per- and- polyfluoroalkyl substances in 2025 and then all products in 2032, and also establishes reporting requirements for products containing PFAS starting in 2026.
Continue Reading Minnesota Becomes Second State to Pass Sweeping PFAS Ban and Reporting Law Targeting All Products
The Maine Department of Environmental Protection recently released a long anticipated proposed rule that would implement the procedures for Maine’s 2021 law requiring manufacturers to submit notifications to DEP for products and product components containing intentionally added per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances sold in the state. …
Continue Reading Maine Department of Environmental Protection Releases Proposed Rule Implementing the Procedures for Maine’s Reporting Requirements and Prohibitions for Products Containing PFAS
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have taken center stage. The Biden administration’s regulatory agenda plans numerous revisions to environmental regulations to address this broad class of pervasive substances. While the US Environmental Protection Agency grapples with implementing these initiatives, states are aggressively forging ahead with their own plans.
Continue Reading Do the Products You Sell Contain PFAS?