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Chemical Companies Back PFAS Policies, Bolstering Legislative Push

September 10, 2019
DuPont and Chemours, two of the companies significantly involved in per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) issues, are backing a series of legislative amendments requiring EPA to regulate the substances under several environmental laws, bolstering efforts by lawmakers to win passage of the legislation in a pending defense bill. “This is a breakthrough moment on PFAS solutions,” Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE), the top Democrat on the Senate environment committee, said in a statement. “It should send a clear message to the...

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