From Inside PFAS Policy

FY24 Spending Law Boosts DOD’s PFAS Cleanups, Backs In-Situ Treatment

March 28, 2024
The fiscal year 2024 spending law boosts the Defense Department’s (DOD) budget for PFAS cleanups by $67.1 million and steers the department towards using “in-situ” remediation treatment to address the emerging chemicals, effectively rebuffing more-costly pump-and-treat methods, as DOD faces growing cleanup requirements under upcoming EPA rules. The $1.2 trillion appropriations package for FY24, which President Joe Biden signed March 23, includes about $824 billion in defense spending. This includes a $67.1 million increase for remediation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl...

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