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Senators Cut Broad Deal On New PFAS Rules But Drop Superfund Listing

June 14, 2019
Top leaders of the Senate environment committee have reached a bipartisan deal requiring EPA to craft a series of new drinking water, toxics and reporting rules governing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and are seeking to attach the legislation as an amendment to a pending defense bill that is slated for floor debate as soon as next week. But the legislative package , agreed to by Sens. John Barrasso (R-WY) and Tom Carper (D-DE), the panel’s chairman and ranking Democrat,...

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