CONTACT: Liz Hitchcock, 202-277-5678, lizhitchcock@saferchemicals.org, or 
Laurie Valeriano, 206-200-2824, lvaleriano@toxicfreefuture.org

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the House of Representatives passed its version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with measures that begin to take action on the PFAS contamination crisis. This action by the House follows the Senate’s vote on its version of the NDAA that also included provisions to address PFAS pollution. Both bills included important provisions to phase out the military’s use of firefighting foam containing PFAS chemicals, which has led to contamination of water supplies for millions of Americans. Continue reading