Lawmakers Seek Major New EPA Program On PFAS In Infrastructure Bill

June 3, 2021
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers is seeking to create and fund a major new EPA program to assess, monitor and remediate contamination from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in any upcoming infrastructure bill, with the officials urging EPA to partner with the Defense Department (DOD) to ensure contaminated communities are consulted. “While prior federal funding has not been sufficient to address the issue, we believe there are opportunities this Congress to make historic investments to address PFAS. Therefore, we...

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