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Our bodies are not disposal systems


Last updated 3/4/2020 at 11:10am

The second committee hearing for House Bill 1119 concerning PFAS regulation has been pushed back again due to partisan disagreements and vocal objections from airports and a few water districts. 

Republican legislators are siding with the airports to allow an exemption so they can still use AFFF / toxic firefighting foam. Democrat legislators are trying to keep the bill bi-partisan and allowing more time for negotiations with the concern of protecting our health. 

Parts of this bill aim to regulate the wastewater of water districts to stop the further contamination from PFAS chemicals t...

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