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DEP finds PFAS in one-third of public water systems; none exceeded EPA limit

A proposed state regulation is expected this year that would set health limits for some of the chemicals, which have been linked to serious illnesses.

By Jon Hurdle

Plans for PFAS probe move forward in southeast Pennsylvania townships

Horsham, Warrington and Warminster townships are among eight sites nationally where the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry will seek volunteers to have their blood drawn.

By Jon Hurdle


A third of Pa. drinking water samples contained toxic chemicals. The state says there’s ‘no widespread contamination’

Amid federal inaction, there's no consensus on how much of the PFAS class of chemicals is too much.
By Brett Sholtis

State testing finds elevated levels of PFAS chemicals in some Pa. drinking water, but only one sample exceeded federal health levels

The results are from the first round of testing by the Department of Environmental Protection.

By Wallace McKelvey/PennLive

Toxic PFAS chemicals, found across Pennsylvania, get the Hollywood treatment

Dark Waters dramatizes the true story of a former corporate lawyer who exposed the effects of toxic PFAS chemicals discharged into a creek in West Virginia.
By Wallace McKelvey/PennLive




Navy site in Mechanicsburg to host PFAS open house

As part of a Navy-wide effort, the installation, which serves as a warehousing and logistics site, has reached out to nearby residents who have private water wells to do testing.

By Marie Cusick
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