Congressman Pappas announces membership on newly created bipartisan PFAS Task Force

January 25, 2019
Press Release

Portsmouth, N.H. - Today Congressman Chris Pappas announced his membership on a bipartisan task force to tackle the growing issue of polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on the Seacoast, in Merrimack, and across the country. PFAS have Chris joins Republicans and Democrats on the newly formed PFAS Task Force, which includes Representatives Dan Kildee (D-MI) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Fred Upton (R-MI), Mike Turner (R-OH), Peter King (R-NY), Jack Bergman (R-MI), Antonio Delgado (D-NY), Jim McGovern (D-MA), Brendan Boyle (D-PA), Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) and Madeleine Dean (D-PA).

 
Congressman Chris Pappas issued the following statement:
 
"Clean and safe drinking water is one of the most basic guarantees our government can provide to its citizens. PFAS pose a significant risk to children and families on our Seacoast and in Merrimack, and we need to ensure those chemicals are properly understood and regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency. My House colleagues on both sides of the aisle want to work productively to solve this public safety issue and I'm deeply committed to delivering results and holding regulators accountable."