While awaiting the completion of a PFAS detection method under the Clean Water Act, the EPA is preparing to finalize drinking water standards for six PFAS compounds by early 2024. A proposed Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) rule to designate PFOA and PFOS as hazardous has been postponed to February 2024 amid debates over exemptions for utilities.
Bluefield’s team of water experts tracks the emerging trends and strategies influencing industrial water management. The market landscape is changing, from corporate sustainability strategies to emerging industry trends influencing water management.
In this Quarterly Review:
- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency advances PFAS regulations
- Mobile water treatment draws the attention of key solutions providers
- Select deals stand out amid a relatively slow M&A market for industrial water management
- The energy transition heightens focus on improving freshwater recycling, direct lithium extraction technologies
- Paper industry facing adversity with implications for water
- Tech companies leverage new technologies to improve water sustainability