PFAS: Updates on the Regulatory Landscape
On July 29, 2020, Tara Paul moderated “PFAS: Updates on the Regulatory Landscape” during the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) 2020 Summer Virtual Conference.
Participants came away from this session with important information about the PFAS regulatory process and steps they may need to consider if new regulations at the state or federal level are approved. The panel covered the following topics:
- Overview of how the State Water Board develops standards for regulating emerging contaminants
- Recent state and federal regulatory developments concerning perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS)
- Key considerations for California water agencies
ACWA’s Virtual Conference featured high-quality keynote presentations, along with statewide issue forums and other diverse programs discussing the latest developments and insights on the most important issues affecting the water industry. ACWA is the largest statewide coalition of public water agencies in the country that seeks to help members promote the development, management and use of good quality water at the lowest practical cost in an environmentally responsible manner.