Inside EPA - 05/03/2019

Bipartisan Group Seeks PFAS Rule As Data Shows Contamination Expanding

April 30, 2019
As environmentalists prepare to release new data showing growing contamination from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water, a bipartisan group of House lawmakers has introduced legislation setting a two-year deadline for EPA to regulate the substance, though the bill leaves open key issues the agency would have to address. The Environmental Working Group (EWG), which has long called for a strict drinking water standard for PFAS, says that the group and Northeastern University researchers will release an updated...

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