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New Mexico Urges EPA To Bring Rare PFAS Enforcement Action At Bases

August 09, 2019
New Mexico officials are urging EPA to bring rare administrative and judicial enforcement actions against the Air Force over per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in light of the agency’s previous commitments, the latest front in states’ efforts to get regulators to address the contamination, though federal officials are rejecting their calls. In an Aug. 2 letter , New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) charges EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler with failing to hold the Air Force accountable to federal and...

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