Senate Readies NDAA Vote As State AGs Press For Stronger PFAS Action

November 16, 2021
Senators are preparing to take up the House-passed defense authorization bill that would tighten several requirements for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), just as Democratic state attorneys general (AGs) are ramping up pressure on senators to quickly approve a separate bill to impose strict new controls on the chemicals. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) told the chamber in a Nov. 14 letter that since the House has pushed back consideration of its budget reconciliation bill to this week, “it...

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