Air Force Seeks To Preserve Federal Test Case On State's PFAS Enforcement

March 22, 2019
The Air Force is urging a federal judge to reject calls from New Mexico officials to remove its challenge to a waste permit governing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to a state court, an effort aimed at preserving a suit that could become a test case on federal agencies' attempts to limit state regulation of PFAS in the absence of EPA standards. In a March 14 brief filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, the...

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