Senate Democrats Press Wheeler For PFAS Cleanup Plans At 180 Sites

May 21, 2020
Senate Democrats are pressing EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to provide details on cleanup plans and contamination levels at the 180 Superfund sites the agency says are contaminated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), as well as pushing for clarity on the agency’s cleanup authorities for these chemicals. Their request, in a May 21 letter the senators sent to Wheeler, puts new pressure on the Trump administration to complete its long-running inter-agency review of EPA’s proposed plan to designate perfluorooctanoic acid...

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