Congress Faces PFAS Superfund Showdown As Democrats Back New Plan

November 21, 2019
Congress’ long-simmering battle over whether to regulate perfluorinated chemicals under the Superfund law as part of the pending defense bill appears headed for a final showdown as Democrats and Republicans remain at odds over whether to include such legislation in the final measure, which is slated for release this week. In the House, Democrats, backed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), appeared to coalesce around a just-approved Energy and Commerce Committee plan that was approved 31-19 on Nov. 20, largely along...

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