Senate Democrats Seek $20 Billion EPA Grant Program For PFAS Cleanups

March 12, 2020
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other Democrats are seeking to create a new $20 billion EPA grant program for states to clean up drinking water and groundwater contaminated by certain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a new emphasis in their ongoing efforts to address the issue in the absence of EPA rules. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the lead sponsor, together with Schumer and a host of other Democrats, March 12 introduced the legislation , dubbed the “Providing Financial...

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