Public Water System Settlements

Note: This is not legal advice! If you have legal questions, please consult a lawyer. All public water systems required to test for PFAS in drinking water, in other words all group A water systems, are advised to follow the link below and read the information and take note of the important dates and deadlines. Water systems have until December 4th to submit requests for exclusion from the settlement of the AFFF Multi-District Litigation No. 2873 (“MDL”) with Dupont, and until December 11th with 3M. Aqueous Film-Forming Foam (AFFF) Product Liability Litigation (MDL 2873) – District Court for the District … Continue reading Public Water System Settlements

‘Forever chemicals’ haven’t gone away.

I took the summer off from PFAS. Did anything change, besides the date? For a year, I worked extensively on PFAS (per- and poly fluorinated alkyl substances, aka ‘Forever Chemicals’) in drinking water, supported by a grant from the Washington State Department of Ecology. At the end of the grant period in June, I decided to take the summer off from PFAS. For a change of pace, I wrote about community and travel. I’m back on the PFAS beat, and I’m curious about what’s changed. Here’s a link to an audio version for those who’d rather have me read it … Continue reading ‘Forever chemicals’ haven’t gone away.