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Senators Tout Bipartisanship On PFAS But Barrasso Seeks To Narrow Bills

May 22, 2019
Environment committee senators are pledging to take a bipartisan approach that includes environmentalists and industry as they seek to address polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), though committee Chairman John Barrasso (R-WY) is indicating that while the bills under review enjoy bipartisan support, they will have to be narrowed to win his approval. The discussion at a May 22 legislative hearing on bills addressing PFAS risks signaled the difficulty that lawmakers face, even as they seek to advance less controversial measures, such as...


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