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Citing PFAS, Key Senators Oppose Trump’s Consumer Safety Nominee

Pointing to her efforts to limit regulation of PFAS in consumer products, Sens. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) today announced they would oppose President Trump's nominee to chair the Consumer Products Safety Commission, Nancy Beck. “EWG applauds Senator Capito and Senator Collins for opposing Nancy Beck, who has sought to weaken regulation of toxic chemicals like PFAS,” said Scott Faber, EWG’s Senior Vice President for Government Affairs. PFAS are a large family of toxic fluorinated chemicals, some of which have been linked to cancer and other serious health effects. Read more...



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