Vermont governor signs first-in-nation restrictions on toxic PFAS chemicals

Read the full story at Vermont Business News.

On Tuesday, Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed(link is external) into law a nation-leading bill that restricts the sale of consumer products that contain toxic chemicals known as PFAS. The bill bans PFAS chemicals from firefighting foam, food packaging, ski wax, and carpets, rugs, and stain-resistant treatments.

S20 was supported by Vermont environmental advocates, firefighters, educators, public health experts, children’s advocates, and businesses.

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