DNR seeks permission to draft rules on PFAS restrictions
Wisconsin’s natural resources policy board is expected to vote this week on whether to allow the agency to draft rules limiting the use of firefighting foam containing hazardous fluorinated compounds known as PFAS.

The board has been asked to approve parameters for an emergency rule that will determine guidelines for where and how fluorinated foam can be tested and disposed of, as well as the requirements for record keeping and notification when it’s used....
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Ken Notes: Please allow me to suggest that most companies will be OK with restrictions, but will be very nervous about potential cleanup and liability. We should develop a comprehensive policy for dealing with this at the front end of the process...



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