2020 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lsiegel@cpeo.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 23:31:13 -0800 (PST)
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] PFAS: "Addition of PFOS, PFOA to federal Superfund list could free up funding for NY"
Environmentalists see hope that Biden Administration will get tough on PFAS
Addition of PFOS, PFOA to federal Superfund list could free up funding for NY

by Rick Karlin
Albany Times-Union (NY)
November 17, 2020

WASHINGTON -- Members of Congress plan to push president-elect Joe Biden to put two prevalent forms of PFAS chemicals – PFOA and PFOS – on the list of hazardous substances covered under the federal Superfund law, a leading lawmaker and environmentalist group said on Tuesday.

It that happens, it could free up funds to help New York communities deal with PFAS water pollution problems that are just now coming to light.

“We think this can be a very fast environmental win,” Michigan Rep. Debbie Dingell said during an online discussion sponsored by the Environmental Working Group, which advocates on PFAS and other pollution issues.


For the entire article, see

See also https://www.wshu.org/post/environmentalists-push-navy-recognize-new-clean-water-standards-ny#stream/0


Lenny Siegel
Executive Director
Center for Public Environmental Oversight
A project of the Pacific Studies Center
P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042
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