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Senator Gillibrand Recognized EPA For Finalizing National Standard for PFAs in Drinking Water

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand commends the EPA for finalizing the first-ever national standard for PFAS (a type of forever chemical) in drinking water, a significant step in combating PFAS in drinking water, a significant step in combating PFAS pollution. The rule establishes legally enforceable limits, reflecting those advocated for in Senator Gillibrand’s Project Drinking Water from PFAS Act.


This legislation required the EPA to set a national standard for PFAs in drinking water and establish MCLs for certain chemicals. Senator Gillibrand emphasizes the importance of clean water for all Americans and vows to continue fighting to protect communities from PFAS chemicals.

More details on the EPA’s announcement can be found here.

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