From Inside PFAS Policy

Tonko Backs Water Utilities’ Call For Limited CERCLA Exemption For PFAS

March 8, 2023
Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY), the ranking member of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s environment panel, appears to be a potential supporter of water utilities’ push to obtain a narrow statutory exemption from Superfund liability for PFAS, telling large utilities this week he is willing to work with them to address their concerns. Water utility groups recently formed a formal coalition to lobby Congress for a statutory exemption from the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) for per- and...

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