‘We’re moving as quickly as we can’: EPA announces plan to address PFAS water contamination

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JUSTINE MCDANIEL and LAURA MCCRYSTAL / PHILLY.COM – Responding to water contamination that has affected communities across the country, including in Bucks and Montgomery Counties, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency pledged Thursday to create new drinking water limits for harmful chemicals for the first time in more than two decades.

Unveiling the agency’s plan in Philadelphia, acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler said the EPA also would propose more testing to determine whether PFAS contamination is more widespread than currently known …

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