From Inside PFAS Policy

California Seeks To Return Major Suit Against PFAS Makers To State Court

March 15, 2023
California Attorney General (AG) Rob Bonta (D) is urging a federal judge to return the state’s massive suit against dozens of PFAS manufacturers to a state court, rebutting arguments by 3M and other defendants that the challenge should be consolidated with pending PFAS multidistrict litigation (MDL) in federal district court in South Carolina. “Defendants argue against remand [to state court] by emphasizing a government contractor defense based on aqueous film-forming foams (‘AFFF’), one of many different types of per- and...

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