Wisconsin board delays rules setting new restrictions on PFAS chemicals


Environmental regulators in Wisconsin have voted to table rules setting new restrictions on firefighting foam containing PFAS chemicals.

The Department of Natural Resources’ policy board made the decision in a unanimous vote, the Wisconsin State Journal reported. The department has estimated local governments and businesses would have to spend about $2.3 million annually to comply with the regulations on containment and disposal of the chemicals amid objections from industry groups and Republican lawmakers.

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Insurance Journal, 17 August 2020
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