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Bipartisan Congressional Task Force To Take on Growing PFAS Contamination Crisis

EWG today applauded Reps. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) for establishing a new bipartisan task force in the House of Representatives to address the urgent drinking water contamination crisis caused by the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS.  “No one has worked harder than Reps. Kildee and Fitzpatrick to bring attention to this growing contamination crisis,” said EWG Legislative Attorney Melanie Benesh. “The fact that legislators in both parties are working together shows how urgently PFAS contamination transcends partisan politics. It’s time for Congress to stop new PFAS chemicals from going on the market, require monitoring to determine the extent of the current crisis, and make the investments necessary to clean up the mess.”  Read more...

 

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