[Blog] Government shutdown threatens progress on ‘forever chemicals’
September 28, 2023
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"Efforts by some Republicans to shut down the federal government could delay progress on addressing the contamination crisis caused by the toxic “forever chemicals” known as PFAS.
A prolonged government shutdown could jeopardize Environmental Protection Agency efforts to finalize national drinking water standards for six PFAS by the end of 2023.
“Extremists in Congress are putting their ideological agenda ahead of our public health,” said Scott Faber, Environmental Working Group senior vice president for government affairs."