EPA Expected To Release Update On PFAs Contamination Crisis In Pennsylvania

Disregarded water bottle found at Warminster community park, located at the former Naval Air Warfare Center Warminster, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA on February 6, 2019. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to release updates on tests of per- and polyfuoroalkyl substances or PFAs pollution in public water supplies for 16 million Americans in 33 states, including Pennsylvania. The federal report is delayed due to January 2019 shutdown. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick, Republican of Bucks County in Eastern Pennsylvania and Democrat Dan Kildee, of Michigan cochair a bipartisan task force in the House of Representatives, formed to take on the growingPFAS ContaminationCrisis. The usage of foam at nearby former military bases is linked to tainted drinking water, affecting tens of thousands of residents in Bucks and Montgomery Counties in Eastern Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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