TUE AM Update: Committees to hold public hearings on legislation to ban PFAS in firefighting foams

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-- Committees in the Assembly and Senate have separate public hearings planned today on legislation that would ban firefighting foams that contain PFAS, except in certain circumstances.
The bill would still allow the use of firefighting foam that includes perfluoroalkyl in an emergency. It also could be used during testing if appropriate containment, treatment and disposal procedures are followed.
The focus on PFAS has picked up since it has been found in private wells in various parts of the...

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