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Environmental & Energy,
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Jul. 11, 2019

Will the wave of PFAS litigation hit California?

In the last year, litigation involving per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances has spiked across the nation. To date this litigation has been centered in eastern and mid-western states and the wave of litigation has yet to reach California. And while PFAS litigation is not new, increased testing and focus on PFAS by federal and many state regulators has increased the public’s awareness surrounding PFAS’ health risks, widespread use, and impacts to drinking water and groundwater.

In the last year, litigation involving per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) has spiked across the nation. To date this litigation has been centered in eastern and mid-western states and the wave of litigation has yet to reach California. And while PFAS litigation is not new, increased testing and focus on PFAS by federal and many state regulators has increased the public's awareness surrounding PFAS' health risks, widespread use, and impacts to drinking water an...

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