Democrats Hope Public Pressure Will Convince Republicans To Act On PFAS

January 9, 2020
As House Democrats begin floor debate on a comprehensive bill aimed at regulating per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), they say growing public concerns will help persuade intransigent Senate Republicans and the Trump administration to consider the bill, particularly as it is a top concern in Michigan, a key swing state in the upcoming presidential election. The most important factor is what emerged over the last year, “and that is significant increase in public awareness around PFAS,” Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI),...

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