• September 1, 2020
  • EWG

California Bill To Ban Toxic PFAS From Firefighting Foam Heads to Governor


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On Sunday, the California legislature approved a measure to address the growing contamination crisis of toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS. The bill would ban the chemicals in PFAS-based firefighting foams, like aqueous film-forming foam, or AFFF – one of the most significant sources of PFAS water contamination. The bill now goes to Gov. Gavin Newsom, who has until the end of September to act on it.

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