|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 15 Jul 2016 08:42:17 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PFCs: "[Pennsylvania] to kick in $10 million for Willow Grove water cleanup"|
Pa. to kick in $10 million for Willow Grove water cleanup by Laura McCrystal Philadelphia Inquirer (PA) July 15, 2016 Horsham Township will get $10 million in state funding to clean up drinking water contaminated with chemicals from the now shuttered naval base in Willow Grove. With that money, local officials will develop steps beyond those taken by the Navy and Environmental Protection Agency to ensure that their drinking water is safe. Rep. Todd Stephens (R., Montgomery) said he fought for the money for his township because he was "increasingly frustrated" with the response from federal agencies. As Stephens announced the new funding source Thursday morning in Horsham, federal lawmakers were introducing legislation that would authorize the Department of Defense to fund health screenings for residents. … For the entire article, see http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20160715_Horsham_to_get__10_million_for_Willow_Grove_water_cleanup.html See also "Navy won't fund blood tests in PFOS, PFOA water contamination in Bucks, Montco" http://www.buckscountycouriertimes.com/news/horsham-pfos/navy-won-t-fund-blood-tests-in-local-pfos-pfoa/article_57624c0d-1ffe-569f-82bf-7a8d0ae2bf1e.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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