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Fair Market Value: Key Policies, Acquisition Trends, and Companies
Bluefield has tracked approximately 1,200 water deals submitted for regulatory approval since 2015, with only 8% having been executed using FMV. The legislation has historically played a relatively small role in IOU M&A, but increased utilization is having a ripple effect across states with active policies. As pressure builds to consolidate struggling utilities, more states are likely to employ incentives like FMV to support acquisitions.
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PFAS, The Next Challenge for Water Utilities: Emerging Regulations, Technologies, and Forecasts, 2020-2030The health dangers from PFAS compounds—a class of several thousand chemicals with a seven-decade legacy of military, industrial, and commercial use nationwide—have risen dramatically in...
2 Jun. 2020
PFAS: Drinking Water Treatment Regulations, Technologies, and Remediation Forecast 2022–2030Highly affected U.S. states, such as Michigan, New York, and New Jersey have sought to implement their own regulatory limits on PFAS concentrations in drinking...
15 May. 2022
Emerging Contaminants Move into Wastewater Biosolid Management OutlookOn 12 July 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) including amendments related to emerging contaminants,...
25 Jul. 2019
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