DOD Officials Decline To Adopt State PFAS Levels, Despite Senate Push

August 1, 2022
Despite pressure from a top Democratic senator, Defense Department officials are continuing to resist calls to comply with state standards for remediating per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination as they await federal standards that EPA is slated to propose in the coming months. During an Aug. 1 field hearing, a senior Air Force environment official fell short of explicitly committing to comply with Michigan’s PFAS standards at a shuttered base in the state, despite pressure from Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI)...

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