What is claimed is:
1. A spunbonded electret web comprising polylactic acid fibers, wherein at least some of the polylactic acid fibers are meltspun, drawn, charged fibers that comprise from about 0.1 wt. % to about 5.0 wt. % charging additive, and wherein the web is a through-air bonded web.
Electret webs have found use in various applications involving filtration and the like.