Assemblymember Cristina Garcia urges Governor Newsom to allocate at least $250 million to treat PFAS

For immediate release:

"Dear Honorable Gavin Newsom:

I respectfully urge you to prioritize at least $250 million to create a grant program to help off-set the treatment costs for PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) contamination of water systems serving underserved communities. This group of fabricated chemicals includes PFOA and PFOS, GenX, and many other chemicals.

Chemicals within the PFAS group have been manufactured and used in a variety of industries around the globe, including the United States since the 1940s..."

 

Please read full letter via the pdf.