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DOD Stresses Government-Wide Approach In PFAS Task Force Principles

September 17, 2019
The Defense Department (DOD) is outlining in just-released operating principles the scope and purpose of its high-level task force on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), making clear that it wants to take a “whole of government approach” in collaboration with EPA to respond to the pollutants believed to be at hundreds of military sites. The Pentagon Sept. 17 released the operating principles for its PFAS Task Force -- which Defense Secretary Mark Esper created in July in an effort to...

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