Fox Rothschild LLP

Fox Rothschild LLP is a national law firm with 950 attorneys practicing in 26 offices coast to coast. We’ve been serving clients for more than a century, and we’ve been climbing the ranks of the nation’s largest firms for many years, according to both The Am Law 100 and The National Law Journal.

On April 19, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) released the pre-publication notice of its final rule designating perfluorooctanoic acid (“PFOA”) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (“PFOS”) as hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (“CERCLA”).  The rule will become effective 60 days after publication in the Federal Register and will have

The Fifth Circuit issued a decision vacating two EPA orders directing Inhance Technologies (Inhance) to close its barrier technology facilities. As its basis for issuing the orders, EPA had identified Inhance’s fluorination process as a “significant new use” that presented an unreasonable risk of injury to human health and the environment due to its creation

On March 12, 2024, the Pennsylvania Environmental Quality Board (EQB) approved the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (PADEP) proposal to amend the Land Recycling and Remediation Standards Act regulations under Chapter 250 of the Pennsylvania Code.  Included in the rulemaking are cleanup standards for select new Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS): Gen-X (Hexafluoropropylene Oxide

Last month, Governor Murphy signed a bill that affects the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”) in firefighting foam. The law, approved as P.L.2023, c.243 (Bill A4125 or S2712), accomplishes a few things: it (1) largely prohibits PFAS-containing firefighting foam, (2) asks the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) to form a collection

As we’ve posted here before, by statutory enactment, Maine intends to ban the sale, marketing, and distribution of products or product components containing intentionally added PFAS, effective January 1, 2030.  38 M.R.S. § 1614. This follows Maine’s notification requirements for products containing intentionally added PFAS, which is effective January 1, 2025. The