New Mexico Court Push May Limit Impact Of Key Suit On State PFAS Powers

March 1, 2019
New Mexico officials are seeking to steer Defense Department litigation challenging their permit restrictions on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to state court, a move that if successful could limit any precedent the litigation may set on federal officials' ability to challenge such state actions. New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) officials last month asked the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico to dismiss the case, United States v. NMED , saying a state court, rather than the...

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