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Top Democrats Urge EPA To Quickly Craft Enforceable SDWA Limit For PFAS

April 19, 2018
More than two dozen Democratic senators are urging EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to quickly develop an enforceable, federal standard under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), though agency officials have said that development of such a standard would be a “multi-year” effort. The April 13 letter from 25 Democratic senators increases pressure on EPA to agree to develop enforceable cleanup levels for the class of chemicals just weeks before the agency convenes a planned...


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