Hedging On Toxics Nominee, Burr Urges Pruitt To Address PFC Concerns

November 7, 2017
Even as he hedges on whether he will support the Trump administration's nominee to lead EPA's toxics office, Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) is urging Administrator Scott Pruitt to determine whether to prioritize perfluorinated substances (PFCs) for future risk evaluations, suggesting a commitment on addressing his concerns could help secure his support for the nominee. EPA's research office is already prioritizing its risk assessment work on the broad range of PFCs chemicals but a more specific commitment that Burr is seeking...

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