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Republicans Detail Concerns Over Bipartisan PFAS Bills, Seek EPA Input

May 15, 2019
House Republicans are raising concerns that a suite of pending bills, many bipartisan, that seek to address contamination stemming from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) could limit EPA's ability to prioritize risks and short-circuit existing review processes and are calling on Democrats to allow the agency to provide further input. At a May 15 hearing before the House Energy and Commerce Committee's environment and climate subcommittee, Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), the panel's ranking Republican, warned that if supporters of the...

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