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DOD Officials Say Military Will 'Adapt' To EPA’s PFAS Groundwater Limits

November 20, 2019
Defense Department (DOD) officials say the military will “adapt” to any policy EPA might issue that adopts stricter groundwater cleanup limits on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) than what DOD recently set, a concession after DOD was criticized for preempting EPA’s plan to apply more stringent screening levels if the chemicals are not comingled. But at the same time, the officials told reporters at a Nov. 20 media roundtable on DOD’s high-profile PFAS task force that the differing screening level...


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