PFAS “Phased Investigation Plan” in Progress

Mon Apr 29th, On Environmental Law, by Julieanne Nguyen

On March 6, 2019, the California State Water Resources Control Board (“State Board”) State Board rolled out its “Phased Investigation Plan” for Perfluoroalkyl Substances (“PFAS”) in California. The three-phase plan was created to investigate the areas with potential PFAS contamination — more than 1,000 California facilities will go under inspection.  In the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s third Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule reports published in 2013-2015, PFAS was detected in 133 California public water systems. As a result, the State Board took this regulatory action.

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