New Washington state bill is the “fastest timeline in the nation” for phasing out PFAS

Washington State has passed a new state bill that authorizes state administrators to take steps to ban PFAS in clothing, non-stick pans, cosmetics, cleaning products, and firefighter gear by 2025

In an April 27, 2022 story, Environmental Health News quotes Liz Berry, bill sponsor, who says she filed the bill after  reading about a 2021 study on PFAS in breast milkThe study of 50 Seattle-area mothers found that all had PFAS in their breast milk. According to EHN, Berry said, “I’m a mom of two young kids. I breastfed with my babies. I was terrified when I read more about what PFAS did, and I asked what I could do.”

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