House Committee Hearing: Improvements Needed On Child Protection

Aug. 31, 2021 /

MONTGOMERYVILLE, PA — A state legislator from Montgomery County is calling for improved collaboration between Pennsylvania agencies dedicated to protecting children, following a House committee hearing this week that highlighted the present deficiencies in information sharing.

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.

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.