On November 8, 2022, Attorneys General from seventeen states and D.C. wrote to Senate  Leaders Schumer and McConnell.  The AGs expressed support for the inclusion of PFAS provisions in the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Both Military and Industrial States Want PFAS Protections

These AG’s represent the following states and territories:

State AGs Support House Bill PFAS Provisions

These AGs ask the Senate to pass the PFAS protection provisions which are presently contained only in the House Bill.  They argue that these provisions are needed to protect military personnel and others living on or adjacent to military facilities.   They also note their states continue to face substantial threats to the environment and public health due to PFAS contamination.

The PFAS Provisions State AGs Encourage Senate to Adopt to Protect Families

The state AGs note that their recommendations in each of 2019, 2020, and 2021 have been signed into law.  They also praise the Senate for including many meaningful PFAs provisions in the two prior NDAA’s and funding PFAS studies.  Finally, the State AGs make their express recommendations of the provisions from the House Bill that should be included.

The provisions they encourage the Senate to adopt include:

All states should support PFAS protections since all are affected

Stag Liuzza applauds the Attorneys General who signed on to the correspondence urging common sense PFAS provisions in the NDAA.  Stag Liuzza urges all states to formally encourage Senate Leadership to adopt the PFAS protection provisions from the House Bill.

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