Bloomberg Law
Oct. 23, 2019, 6:11 PMUpdated: Oct. 28, 2019, 7:40 PM

Congress Quickly Losing Patience With EPA on PFAS (Corrected)

David Schultz
David Schultz

The EPA was on the receiving end of bipartisan criticism from lawmakers Oct. 23 over its process for regulating PFAS chemicals in drinking water, another sign that Congress may be moving toward wresting this process away from the agency.

Republicans and Democrats alike on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee said the agency is moving too slowly to set minimum standards for the presence of these chemicals in water.

The Environmental Protection Agency has promised to issue a determination this year on whether it will set these standards, but exactly what those standards would be might not come for ...

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