House Panel Strengthens DOD Policies On PFAS Cleanups, Procurement

June 22, 2022
The House Armed Services Committee has approved additional restrictions on the Defense Department’s (DOD) purchasing of certain products containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), while requiring the Pentagon to comply with the most stringent state or federal levels for PFAS cleanups, as part of amendments to the fiscal year 2023 defense authorization act. During a June 22 markup, the committee approved by voice vote two PFAS-related amendments offered by Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI), after overcoming objections by Rep. Mike Waltz...

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