House Defense Panel Approves Strict PFAS Cleanup Amendment In NDAA

September 1, 2021
The House Armed Services Committee has approved an amendment to the fiscal year 2022 defense bill that would require the Defense Department (DOD) to meet state cleanup standards for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) even if they are more stringent than EPA limits. The panel also approved an amendment that would expand a bar on DOD procurement of products containing PFAS. The votes, which were on stand-alone amendments offered during Sept. 1 markup of the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act...

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