PFAS Bill Clears House In Bipartisan Vote But Still Faces GOP Obstacles

January 10, 2020
With the support of two dozen Republicans, the House has approved legislation that would regulate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in air, water and other media, though the bill continues to face stiff opposition from top congressional Republicans and the White House, stymieing its future prospects. Lawmakers voted 247-159 Jan. 10 to approve H.R. 535, a sweeping bill that combines a dozen measures dealing with the class of thousands of chemicals, including provisions on drinking water, air quality, and waste...

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