White House Objects To Senate’s Bipartisan PFAS Provisions

September 9, 2019
The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is “strongly” objecting to numerous provisions in Senate-passed defense legislation that would require EPA to craft a series of new drinking water, toxics and reporting rules for perfluorinated chemicals and mandate that the Defense Department (DOD) mitigate its past use of the chemicals. Since the White House has already threatened to veto the House-passed defense bill, in part due to its PFAS provisions, the new warning raises new doubts about prospects...


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