Jun 06 2019

CHARLOTTE, NC—An article written by Womble Bond Dickinson attorneys Todd Billmire, Brad De Vore and Ric Morton has been published in an environmental sector trade publication.

Their article titled “US EPA Seeks Comments on Draft Interim Recommendations Addressing Emerging Contaminants PFOA and PFOS in Groundwater” has been published by HazMat Management, a publication targeting leaders in the hazardous materials, spill clean-up, soil remediation, waste management and clean tech industries.

The EPA recently released its Draft Interim Recommendations for Addressing Groundwater Contaminated with Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) for public review and comment.

The EPA document is part of the Agency’s per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) toxicity Action Plan commitments. The draft recommendations include guidance on PFOA/PFOS screening levels, as well as preliminary remediation goals. The 45-day public comment period will close on June 10, 2019.

Also, click here to read the initial article on Womble Bond Dickinson’s website.

Todd Billmire represents a variety multinational manufacturers, energy companies, utilities, and municipalities in environmental litigation and compliance matters. Prior to practicing law, he worked as an environmental consultant focusing on site assessment, site remediation, and environmental compliance.

Brad De Vore has spent more than 30 years developing a leading practice that includes extensive toxic tort and environmental litigation experience for many domestic and multinational clients in sectors such as energy, chemicals, electronics, construction and real estate development.

Ric Morton counsels companies in federal and state regulatory compliance and dispute resolution. His practice focuses on environmental regulatory compliance, litigation and enforcement defense, as well as toxic tort and products liability litigation.