House Defense Panel Eyes Huge Boost To Military’s PFAS Cleanup Budget

August 26, 2021
House Armed Services Committee Chair Adam Smith (D-WA) is recommending that a massive boost of more than half a billion dollars in the fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill be earmarked specifically for the cleanup of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contaminating military bases. According to the chairman’s mark, set to be released Aug. 30 and obtained by sister publication Inside Defense , the House Armed Services Committee will consider during markup next week a boost of $549 million for...

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