DOD Will Consult DOJ, EPA Over Compliance With States’ PFAS Limits

July 31, 2020
The Defense Department (DOD) is weighing how to respond to states’ new drinking water standards on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and to demands for alternative or treated drinking water supplies, and will consult the Justice Department (DOJ) and EPA about DOD’s legal authorities, a top DOD environment official says. “We’re working closely with our General Counsel, and we’re going to have discussions with the Department of Justice and with EPA to figure out what [are] our authorities in this...

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