EPA Draws House Panel Scrutiny Amid Fears Over PFAS Policy Delays

November 22, 2019
House Democrats are pressing EPA on its schedule for issuing rules to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), raising concerns that the administration’s deregulatory approach will stymie prior pledges to determine whether to craft Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) rules for some of the chemicals by the end of the year. In a Nov. 21 letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, Reps. Harley Rouda (D-CA), chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee’s environment subcommittee, and Dan Kildee (D-MI), co-chair...

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