Testing State Policies, Businesses Sue New Jersey Over PFAS Water Rules

October 13, 2020
Business and industry groups in New Jersey are suing the state over its drinking water and groundwater regulations governing the two most-studied per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), posing an early legal test of some states’ efforts to set enforceable drinking water limits for PFAS in the absence of EPA regulation. A coalition of New Jersey-based business and industry groups and publicly owned utilities Oct. 1 filed suit in New Jersey Superior Court-Appellant Division against the state Department of Environmental Protection...

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