SB 485

PFAS Protection Act

Similar to HB 3189. Requires the DEP to identify and address PFAS sources impacting public water systems; requires facilities that have recently used PFAS chemicals to report their use to DEP, requires permits to be updated to require monitoring of PFAS chemicals for facilities that report their use; and requires DEP to propose rules to adopt water quality criteria for certain PFAS chemicals after they are finalized by the USEPA.

ISSUES: Pure Water

CWV Position: Supports

Status: Introduced 1/26/23, referred to Agriculture & Natural Resources, then Finance; passed out of Agriculture and Natural Resources as committee substitute 2/7/23