Georgia Becomes 3rd State to Pass Firefighting Foam Legislation
WASHINGTON, DC (May 7, 2019) – Today Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed into law legislation that would allow the use of aqueous film forming foam (AFFF) during emergency
situations, while restricting its use in training exercises.
Georgia’s Legislature overwhelmingly passed and Governor Kemp signed into law HB 458, which establishes statewide uniform requirements that would restrict the use of firefighting foam that contains added PFAS chemistries for training, testing, while allowing for continued sale and use against real-world fires.
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