Stephens Demands Cancer Rates Be Included in CDC PFAS Study

Apr. 25, 2019 /

HARRISBURG—In a letter to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) demanded their study of PFAS on health include an investigation into cancer rates. He also called upon federal officials to join him in his effort.

PA lawmakers, regulators struggle to address PFAS chemical contamination

Apr. 21, 2019 /

Pennsylvania lawmakers and regulators say they’re frustrated with the EPA’s lack of urgency to address PFAS chemicals impacting communities in southeast Pennsylvania. But the state is having trouble getting its own regulations in place, and some say there are actions the DEP could already be taking.

Stephens to Host Community Shredding and Electronic Recycling Event

Apr. 15, 2019 /

HARRISBURG—Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) will host a free Community Shredding and Electronic Recycling Event to give residents of the 151st District the opportunity to recycle electronic equipment and safely destroy personal paperwork and credit cards.

Wheeler calls EPA plan to address water pollution 'comprehensive'

Feb. 14, 2019 /

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The acting director of the Environmental Protection Agency was in Philadelphia on Thursday to announce what’s being billed as the "first-ever, comprehensive national plan" to address contaminants in drinking water, especially around military bases like the Horsham Airbase. Critics say it’s a start, but a lot more needs to be done.