PFAS Resource Center
PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) are considered an “emerging contaminant” for environmental due diligence per ASTM E1527-21. Some states already regulate PFAS as hazardous substances while the Federal government evaluates a next step. To address this uncertainty, LightBox has assembled the following resources to help you understand PFAS risks and factors to consider in your due diligence practice.Contact Us
PFAS Webinars & Events
Hear from subject-matter experts and panelists
PFAS Due Diligence Part 1: ESA Scoping Strategies
Based on feedback from our recent benchmark survey, the industry is split on how and when to integrate PFAS into the scope of ESAs. In this session, hear from an experienced EP and attorney as they discuss scoping strategies for including PFAS in environmental due diligence scopes of work.
Recorded: December 14, 2022
PFAS in Bits & Bytes: Changing Landscape of PFAS Data & Phase I ESAs
Get a first look at benchmarks on how the industry is incorporating PFAS into environmental site assessments, based on a recent LightBox survey of leading EPs. We’ll also discuss the evolution of PFAS data available from Federal and State sources.
Recorded: September 14, 2022
Over the last few years, the quantity of publicly available PFAS related data has grown exponentially, as public interest in these substances has increased. LightBox recognizes that PFAS substances are a rapidly evolving area of interest for environmental consultants, lenders, and other property stakeholders. Our products provide access to PFAS related databases from 46 states and the Federal EPA, spanning a wide spectrum from Aqueous Film Forming Foams (AFFF), Known/Suspected Sites, Potential Sites, and Sampling locations.
LightBox provides access to numerous state and federal databases through a variety of products, including the Radius Map Report and OnDemand. Going forward, LightBox will keep close tabs on newly available databases and other industry developments in order to provide the best access to relevant content. If you would like to learn more about our approach to PFAS, please contact us.
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Year in review: 2022 PFAS regulatory updates
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PFAS IN BITS AND BYTES: The Changing Landscape of PFAS data and Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
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LightBox is here to keep you up to date on all PFAS news
EPA Proposes Designating Certain PFAS Chemicals as Hazardous Substances Under Superfund to Protect People’s HealthLearn more
NY State becomes first state to regulate PFAS as a hazardous substanceLearn more
Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART)Learn more
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