EPA

President Donald Trump speaks during an event to salute U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
August 20, 2018 - 4:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is set to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming, the Clean Power Plan that restricts greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants. A plan to be announced in coming days would give states broad...
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In this Aug. 1, 2018 photo, Lauren Woehr hands her 16-month-old daughter Caroline, held by her husband Dan McDowell, a cup filled with bottled water at their home in Horsham, Pa.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke
August 13, 2018 - 8:09 am
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press HORSHAM, Pa. (AP) — Lauren Woeher wonders if her 16-month-old daughter has been harmed by tap water contaminated with toxic industrial compounds used in products like nonstick cookware, carpets and fast-food wrappers. Henry Betz, at 76, rattles around his house...
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In this Aug. 1, 2018, photo, cars on the Grand Central Parkway pass LaGuardia Airport in New York. The Trump administration has proposed rolling back tougher Obama-era gas mileage requirements that are set to take effect after 2020.
AP Photo/Frank Franklin II
August 02, 2018 - 12:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday proposed weakening Obama-era mileage standards designed to make cars more fuel efficient and less polluting, a major rollback already being challenged in the courts by California and other states. The administration also served notice that it...
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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.
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
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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July 06, 2018 - 4:51 pm
By Jamie Ehrlich, CNN (CNN) -- Administration officials within the Environmental Protection Agency are blocking a report from the public on the dangers of inhaling formaldehyde vapor, according to Politico. The draft assessment, completed by EPA scientists shortly before the inauguration in 2017,...
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Air Pollution
June 29, 2018 - 7:12 pm
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) -- Levels of air pollution well below what is considered safe by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the World Health Organization are causing an increased risk of diabetes worldwide, according to a study published Friday in the journal Lancet Planetary Health...
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From left: Rep. Brendan Boyle, state Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick and state Rep. Todd Stephens during a press conference
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
June 25, 2018 - 12:56 pm
HORSHAM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Republican state Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick is calling on the head of the EPA to step down after he tried to block a federal study on chemicals found in water supplies near military bases . His call for EPA Director Scott Pruitt’s resignation comes after the release of a...
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Willow Grove Naval Air Station
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Jim Melwert
June 21, 2018 - 1:36 pm
HORSHAM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A new federal report says chemicals in water near military bases — like the former Willow Grove Naval Air Station — are more dangerous than previously thought. The new report from the U.S. Department of Health’s Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry says...
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Faucet / Drinking Water
Mike DeNardo
May 16, 2018 - 12:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Politico report says staffers at the EPA tried to stop the release of a study of water contamination near the nation's military bases. That's causing concern among residents near former bases, including at Willow Grove. The Politico report says a Department of...
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