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Federal Role in the Toxic PFAS Chemical Crisis, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, Second Session, September 26, 2018   [open pdf - 10MB]

This is the September 26, 2018 hearing on "The Federal Role in the Toxic PFAS Chemical Crisis," held before the Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. From the opening statement of Senator Rand Paul: "Today we are here to discuss the issue of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which is a chemical grouping that includes approximately 3,000 individual chemical chains. Two chains in particular, perfluorooctanic acide (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), are of issue here today." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Peter C. Grevatt, Maureen Sullivan, Linda S. Birnbaum, Brian J. Lepore, Andrea Amico, Arnold Leriche, and Timothy Putnam.

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Senate Hearing 115-461; S. Hrg. 115-461
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2019
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Public Domain
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Government Publishing Office: http://www.gpo.gov/
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