Inside EPA reports this morning that EPA is ready to propose the regulation of a group of 29 PFAS under the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act.  It remains to be seen how long it will take EPA to implement such regulations.  

We continue to better understand the ubiquitousness of these "forever chemicals" in our environment so we can only hope that EPA will have science, not hysteria, illuminate its path forward.  I wonder whether identification of some number of PFAS as hazardous substances covered by the Federal Superfund law will be far behind.

In the meantime, many states have their own PFAS standards, many other states have no standards at all, and the general public is left to wonder about the real risks relating to PFAS and what might be reasonably done to mitigate those risks.