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Antonio Romanucci and Stephan Blandin statement on EPA’s efforts to crackdown on PFAS “forever chemicals”

October 19, 2021

Antonio Romanucci and Stephan Blandin statement on EPA’s efforts to crackdown on PFAS “forever chemicals”

 This week there is news that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a multi-faceted plan to better understand and more strongly regulate the use of PFAS “forever chemicals” that are manufactured and found in countless consumer products and then do not dissipate in the environment.  The EPA’s proposal is detailed in an October 18, 2021 article from the Washington Post:

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 The law firm of Romanucci & Blandin has a strong environmental law practice and represents plaintiffs in a variety of toxic tort and pollution cases. Founding Partners Antonio Romanucci and Stephan Blandin released the following statement in response to the EPA action:

 "On behalf of hundreds of our clients who have been sickened or lost loved ones because of environmental pollutants, we applaud the reinvigorated effort by the Environmental Protection Agency to better understand and regulate PFAS. These "forever chemicals" have been found in food, water, soil and even the blood of millions of Americans, and far more needs to be done to control the production and use of these toxins and to protect people now and in months and years to come."

About Romanucci & Blandin, LLC

Romanucci & Blandin is a national trial practice committed to fighting for victims of negligence, abuse and wrongful death arising from police misconduct, corporate negligence, civil rights actions, medical malpractice, mass torts and class actions. The attorneys’ steadfast commitment to fighting for those seeking justice around the country has helped the firm obtain multiple verdicts and settlements in the millions of dollars. The Chicago-based personal injury lawyers are dedicated to providing victims who suffered injury as a result of another’s wrongdoing full and fair compensation in a diligent, professional, skilled and caring manner. The lawyers actively support their communities and provide advocacy at the national, state and local levels on issues that support the U.S. tort system. Founded in 1998, Romanucci & Blandin is widely recognized for representing plaintiffs in numerous practice areas including: personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, pharmaceutical, mass torts, civil rights, police misconduct, excessive force, aviation, product liability and premises liability.  For more information about Romanucci & Blandin, please visit or call (312) 458-1000.

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