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January 18, 2020

House Panel Advances Asbestos Bill But Chlorine PFAS Concerns Linger

October 1, 2019 at 11:30 AM
A House Energy and Commerce Committee panel has advanced on a primarily partisan basis a bill to ban all uses of asbestos and a package of 13 bills to deal with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), although the asbestos legislation could ultimately drive chlorine producers to use PFAS as a replacement to asbestos. “I had hoped that, at this point, members of the committee on both sides of the aisle would have come together to hammer out any needed changes...

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