clean water

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Molly Daly
January 09, 2020 - 5:53 pm
Members of the Congressional PFAS Task Force held a news conference Thursday to push for the passage of a bill that would require the federal government to address PFAS contamination. Read more here.
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Willow Grove Naval Air Station
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Tony Romeo
November 19, 2019 - 10:18 am
Gov. Tom Wolf will sign a bill to address the costs of removing contaminants from water at the former Willow Grove Naval Air Station and other military installations. Read more here.
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Kim Glovas
November 13, 2019 - 2:49 pm
More than a dozen homes in upper Bucks County have been receiving bottled water as drinking water for at least two years, after the state found elevated levels of PFAS in the wells. Now, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has identified the potential polluter. Read more here.
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Glass of water
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Kim Glovas
October 26, 2019 - 6:15 am
A new database by the Environmental Working Group easily pinpoints potential contaminants in your tap water — echoing clean water advocates’ rationale that legal parameters are not necessarily safe. Read more here.
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Pat Loeb
August 13, 2019 - 5:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Plumbing problems at a state-run youth detention facility in the Poconos left 49 young residents with no running water for two weeks — a condition the state failed to report to the counties responsible for the residents. The state brought in portable toilets and...
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They were showing off their mussels - as in mollusks - at a historic garden in Southwest Philadelphia Tuesday as part of a clean water initiative.
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John McDevitt
February 19, 2019 - 6:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — They were showing off their mussels - as in mollusks - at a historic garden in Southwest Philadelphia Tuesday as part of a clean water initiative. The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary launched a ten-year comprehensive conservation and management plan to reduce...
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Bring your own bottle and the free Tap App will show you where to fill it.
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Suzanne Monaghan
October 26, 2018 - 9:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new app is designed to help people save money on bottled water and save the environment. Bring your own bottle and the free Tap App will show you where to fill it. "So this is essentially a search engine to find the cheapest, cleanest water nearby," said Founder and...
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