Erin Brockovich Goes After Trump Administration For Chemical Deregulation Plan

Erin Brockovich, known for her environmental and consumer activism, said it was time to “sound the alarm” as the Trump administration considers halting the regulation of two toxic chemicals that are contaminating the tap water of millions of Americans.

“I think it’s absolutely foolish that the administration does not take water quality seriously,” Brockovich told The Hill on Thursday.

The public health advocate is referring to a Politico report this week that said the Environmental Protection Agency is planning to stop regulating utility companies to test or remove two types of polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from their water supplies. Utilities currently have to abide by those regulations under the Clean Water Act.

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