On May 10, 2023, the Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association, Inc. (NEWMOA) held a webinar to provide an overview and discuss the provisions of its PFAS Draft Model Legislation (draft model) that is intended to reduce the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in consumer products. Viewers had the opportunity to ask questions and provide comments regarding the draft. NEWMOA invites the submission of public comments until June 29, 2023, via [email protected]. NEWMOA is a non-profit, non-partisan, interstate association whose membership is composed of the state environment agency programs from the northeast that address pollution prevention, toxics use reduction, sustainability, materials management, hazardous waste, solid waste, emergency response, waste site cleanup, underground storage tanks, and related environmental challenges. The PFAS Workgroup (Workgroup) that developed the draft model includes representatives of eight northeastern states. For more information, please read the full memorandum.

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