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EPA unwilling to commit to drinking water standard for PFOA or PFOS

Democrats blast agency's top water official for apparent lack of urgency to tackle toxic chemicals

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A top EPA official on Wednesday refused to commit to developing federal drinking water standards for a pair of per- and poly-fluorinated substances (PFAS) that have contaminated water supplies across the country, drawing a sharp rebuke from House Democrats frustrated with the agency's action plan to deal with the toxic and persistent chemicals.

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