PFAS

Upcoming ASTHO Webinar on PFAS Exposure Assessment Technical Tools

Upcoming ASTHO Webinar on PFAS Exposure Assessment Technical Tools

ASTHO is hosting an upcoming webinar, which will focus on state usage of the PFAS Exposure Assessment Technical Tools (PEATT)....

New York Governor Directs Health Department to Adopt MCLs for PFAS and 1,4 Dioxane

New York Governor Directs Health Department to Adopt MCLs for PFAS and 1,4 Dioxane

On July 8, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a directive for the State Department of Health to move forward...

Senate Committee Approves PFAS Legislation with Drinking Water Rulemaking Requirements

Senate Committee Approves PFAS Legislation with Drinking Water Rulemaking Requirements

This morning (6/19), the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee approved a relatively comprehensive PFAS bill that has the...

EPA Science Advisory Board Meeting Discusses PFAS and Action Items

EPA Science Advisory Board Meeting Discusses PFAS and Action Items

On June 5-6, EPA’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) held a meeting to hear remarks from Administrator Wheeler, receive briefings from...

ASDWA Submits Comments on EPA’s Draft Recommendations for Addressing PFOA and PFOS in Groundwater

ASDWA Submits Comments on EPA’s Draft Recommendations for Addressing PFOA and PFOS in Groundwater

On June 10, ASDWA submitted comments on EPA’s Draft Interim Recommendations for Addressing Groundwater Contaminated with Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and...

Don’t Forget to Register for ASDWA’s PFAS Webinar with Minnesota on May 29!

Don’t Forget to Register for ASDWA’s PFAS Webinar with Minnesota on May 29!

Don’t forget to register for ASDWA’s free webinar with the State of Minnesota on Wednesday, May 29th, from 2:00 pm to...

ASDWA Testifies Before Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on PFAS

ASDWA Testifies Before Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on PFAS

Yesterday, ASDWA Past President, Lisa Daniels, testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on six proposed Senate bills...

EPA Announces New PFAS Research Grants

EPA Announces New PFAS Research Grants

Last week EPA announced that it is awarding $3.9 million through two grants that target research to better understand human...

ASDWA Summarizes States’ Challenges in Comments to EPA on Draft Toxicity Assessments for GenX and PFBS

ASDWA Summarizes States’ Challenges in Comments to EPA on Draft Toxicity Assessments for GenX and PFBS

In mid-November, EPA released draft toxicity assessments for GenX and PFBS. Comments were due to EPA yesterday (1/22) and ASDWA...

PFAS Progress in Canada and Michigan

PFAS Progress in Canada and Michigan

Last December Health Canada released technical documents on PFOA and PFOS that assessed health risks, incorporated multiple studies, and considered...

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