New Jersey Fights Industry Challenge In Test Case Over States’ PFAS Limits

September 13, 2021
New Jersey is fighting a legal challenge brought by industry groups seeking to knock out its landmark drinking water and groundwater regulations governing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) -- which, in the absence of federal standards, are considered one of the country’s most-stringent such limits among states. In a brief filed late last month in the state-court challenge, officials pushed back on industry claims that its 2020 drinking water and groundwater standards violate state administrative requirements, arguing the standards are...

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