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PFAS: Regulation Updates and Minimizing Compliance and Litigation Risk

OnDemand Webinar (70 minutes)

Understand the evolving PFAS policy, legal and remediation landscape, and key drivers shaping the latest developments.Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, also known as PFAS, are emerging as one of the nation's most significant environmental problems. Learn from the only nationally recognized thought leader on PFAS predictions for how two significant federal regulations will change in the next 12 to 24 months that will significantly impact businesses. Examples will be provided of companies not typically thought of as impacted by these changes to show that the federal regulations will have broad-sweeping impacts. In addition, you will learn best practices to be taken in the compliance and litigation processes should you, your company, or your clients find themselves concerned about PFAS risks or embroiled in PFAS enforcement actions or lawsuits.

Authors

John P. Gardella, Esq., CMBG3 Law

Agenda

Safe Drinking Water Act - Federal Regulatory Changes Coming

• Predictions for Timing and Scope of Changes to Regulations

• Impacts on Businesses

• Case Studies From States With Existing Water Regulations

CERCLA - Federal Regulatory Changes Coming

• Predictions for Timing and Scope of Changes to Regulations

• Impacts on Businesses

• Case Studies From Superfund Sites Impacted by PFAs

Compliance: The Path to Risk Mitigation

• Practical Considerations for a Comprehensive PFAs Compliance Program

• Common Gaps in Compliance Checks

• How to Approach Requests for Information (RFIs) Received From Regulatory Agencies

Enforcement Actions and Litigation: How to Manage These Quickly and Cost Effectively

• Enforcement Actions

- How to Work Effectively With Regulatory Agencies

- Managing the Scope of Work Experts May Propose

- Technology Developments: Benefits and Pitfalls to the Remediation Process

• Litigation

- Considerations for Third-Party Actions for Other Responsible Parties

- Defending Lawsuit Claims Alleging Your Company Is a Polluting Party

- Potential Pre-Lawsuit Steps That Can Achieve the Same Result as a Lawsuit in Some Cases