H.R.5540 - PFAS Transparency Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Delgado, Antonio [D-NY-19] (Introduced 01/03/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/07/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5540 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/2020)
PFAS Transparency Act
The bill requires an industrial entity that introduces perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly referred to as PFAS, into wastewater treatment systems to provide specified advance notices to such systems, including the identity and quantity of such PFAS.
PFAS are man-made and may have adverse human health effects. A variety of products contain the compounds, such as nonstick cookware or weatherproof clothing.