House Democrats’ Bid For Senate Talks On PFAS Bill Runs Into GOP Wall

January 8, 2020
After failing to agree on key per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) provisions in the recent defense bill, a top House Democrat is urging his colleagues to approve a sweeping bill, slated for floor action this week, to address the chemicals as a way to begin Senate talks but the bill is facing a White House veto threat, intransigence from a key GOP senator and criticism from House Republicans. During a Jan. 7 markup of the bill, H.R. 535, before the...

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