|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 15 May 2019 09:10:39 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFAS: Proposed Federal legislation|
PFAS water-contamination bills will get a hearing in Congress. Read up on what’s proposed. by Justine McDaniel Philadelphia Inquirer (PA) May 10, 2019 In the ongoing bid to address chemicals that have contaminated drinking water in dozens, if not hundreds, of communities nationwide, new bills addressing PFAS were introduced this week — and a congressional hearing on PFAS legislation was scheduled for next week. “Let’s get all those solutions brought to the table and let’s thoroughly discuss them," said Rep. Paul Tonko (D., N.Y.), who chairs the environmental subcommittee that will hold the hearing Wednesday. He spoke in Montgomery County at a roundtable Monday hosted by Rep. Madeleine Dean (D., Pa.). “We hope we’re going to be able to move something this year.” PFAS chemicals caused public and private drinking wells to be shut down in Bucks and Montgomery Counties in 2014 and 2016; they have resulted in ongoing cleanup problems and health concerns. The chemicals have been linked to cancers, immune problems, and other health issues. … For the entire article, see https://www.philly.com/news/pfas-congress-hearing-chemicals-water-contamination-20190510.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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