Comprehensive PFAS Bill Clears House But Faces Senate Hurdles

July 21, 2021
The House, with backing from Democrats and nearly two dozen Republicans, approved comprehensive legislation that would require regulation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) under various environmental laws and set deadlines for EPA action, sending the bill to the evenly divided Senate, where it will likely face greater hurdles. During floor debate, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) appeared to acknowledge potential Senate scrutiny for the measure as he welcomed a careful look by the Senate at the issues raised...

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