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Bennet, Gardner and Colleagues Introduce PFAS Action Plan of 2019

 


Bipartisan Bill Would Designate PFAS Chemicals as Hazardous Substances Under Environmental Protection Laws

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Cory Gardner (R-CO), with a bipartisan group of colleagues, have introduced legislation that would mandate the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), within one year of enactment, declare per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as hazardous substances eligible for cleanup funds under the EPA Superfund law, and also enable a requirement that polluters undertake or pay for remediation.

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