Groups Warn PFAS Liability Waiver Would Set Adverse CERCLA Precedent

July 7, 2023
Environmentalists are stepping up their calls for Congress to reject any legislation that exempts certain parties from Superfund liability for their PFAS releases, warning it would set an adverse precedent by marking the first time lawmakers have amended the law to exempt a specific chemical from its strict, joint-and-several liability system. In a June 29 letter to top House and Senate committee leaders, top officials with nine major environmental groups warned that approving legislation exempting certain parties from liability under...

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