Environmentalists back Pallone’s PFAS measure

November 20, 2019
Some environmentalists are supporting a sweeping measure offered by House energy committee Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ), which is slated for markup as soon as Nov. 20, that seeks to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), even though the legislation retreats from a plan approved by the House earlier this year that requires EPA to list all PFAS as hazardous substances under the Superfund law. “We applaud the historic markup by Chairman Pallone and other members of the committee that will...

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