Senators Seek To Boost EPA’s PFAS Funds Beyond House’s FY21 Levels

September 15, 2020
Top Senate Democrats are pressing appropriators to provide more than $20 million for EPA’s regulatory and research work on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in fiscal year 2021, a significant boost over the funds that House lawmakers have already proposed appropriating for the agency. Among other goals, the lawmakers are seeking to provide $2 million for the agency to study to determine whether exposure to the chemicals exacerbates risks from COVID-19, an issue that federal health agencies have warned about...

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