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Tap water.
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Kim Glovas
January 24, 2020 - 5:14 pm
Earlier this week, an environmental organization released a report showing PFAS in public water systems across the nation, including Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Water Department is now firing back. Read more here.
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Tap water.
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Kim Glovas
January 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
A new study found high levels of PFAS in public drinking water in dozens of American cities, including Philadelphia. 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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Kim Glovas
September 22, 2019 - 7:00 am
One of the largest hardware stores in the nation has announced it will no longer carry carpets and rugs treated with Scotchgard.
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Kim Glovas
July 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Investigation of toxic chemicals found in firefighting foam is included in the first-ever bill passed in the U.S. House which will regulate PFAS. But environmental advocates say we are only seeing the tip of this toxic iceberg. A package of amendments has been added...
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Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would not pass safety tests proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group announced.
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May 21, 2019 - 4:32 pm
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) -- Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would probably not be considered safe and effective under standards proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group will announce this week. The group will...
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The Environmental Protection Agency is holding an all-day community engagement meeting at Hatboro-Horsham Senior High School to get feedback from a residents who were exposed to chemicals in their drinking water.
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Jim Melwert
July 25, 2018 - 3:46 pm
HORSHAM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Environmental Protection Agency is holding an all-day community engagement meeting at Hatboro-Horsham Senior High School to get feedback from residents who were exposed to chemicals in their drinking water. The chemicals, known as PFAS (polyfluoroalkyl substances...
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Willow Grove Naval Air Station
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Kim Glovas
July 24, 2018 - 1:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Environmental Protection Agency is holding an all-day meeting at Hatboro-Horsham High School on Wednesday to get public input on how to deal with contaminated water from the nearby military bases, which goes back decades. The EPA's Regional Adminimstrator Cosmo...
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