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House subcommittee boosts EPA’s budget to tackle toxic ‘forever chemicals’

By June 23, 2022July 26th, 2022Uncategorized

On Tuesday, a key House subcommittee approved $126 million in the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget for fiscal year 2023 to address the ‘forever chemicals‘ known as PFAS.

If enacted, the funding would represent a 70 percent increase over the paltry sum of $74 million currently in the EPA budget for tackling PFAS contamination nationwide. This would also be the highest level of funding ever provided to the agency to address the PFAS crisis. Read more…