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U.S. Congress: H.R. 2605, the "Prevent Release Of Toxics Emissions, Contamination, and Transfer Act of 2019"
8 May 2019
Rep. Stevens, Haley M. (D-MI) introduced a bill that would direct the Administrator of the EPA to classify PFAS as a hazardous air pollutant.
1 May 2019 | The National Law Review
On April 1, 2019, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) proposed drinking water standards for perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) that are significantly more stringent than the federal health advisory of 70 ppt. DEP proposed a maximum contaminant level (MCL) of…
22 Apr 2019
Michigan set new health-based PFAS drinking water screening levels: PFOA & PFNA (9 ng/L, ppt); PFOS (8 ppt); PFHxS (84 ppt); PFBS (1000 ppt). They plan to develop MCLs that consider costs, etc. for these 5 PFAS in the near future.
Prenatal exposure to perfluorobutanesulfonic acid and childhood adiposity: A prospective birth cohort study in Shanghai, China
19 Mar 2019 | Chemosphere
This investigation found an association between mother's exposure to PFAS and childhood obesity at 5 years of age.