Capito asks White House to allow toxic chemicals rule to proceed

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Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.) in a letter to the White House on Wednesday said the Biden administration has frozen a “significant” action on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) drinking water standards with a recent executive order and asked the administration to “promptly” publish the rule in question.

In the letter to White House chief of staff Ron Klain, Capito said Klain’s Jan. 20 memo, which froze all new or pending rules until the administration can review them, affected the PFAS rule.

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