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Defense’s PFAS Duties Boosted in Senate Bill Headed to Floor

July 23, 2021, 5:34 PM

The Department of Defense would have to meet certain deadlines and set cleanup schedules for “forever chemicals” under a $740 billion authorization bill headed to the Senate floor.

The Senate Armed Services Committee approved the fiscal year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act on a vote of 23-3 during a closed meeting on Wednesday.

  • The Senate isn’t expected to take up the bill, which was unavailable as of Friday, until after the August recess.
  • Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), ...

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