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Public Water Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) updates

Post Date:02/01/2019 9:02 AM

This page will contain Abington Township updates regarding Perfluoroalkyls (PFAS) compounds, perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) that have been found present in Abington Township public water provided by Aqua Pennsylvania.

Abington Township Board of Commissioners Updates:

  • Commissioner Thompson’s Public Statement at the August 9, 2019 Board of Commissioners Meeting: Click here to read the statement
  • Resolution No. 18-034: Click here to read the resolution
    • The Abington Township Board of Commissioners unanimously passed Resolution 18-034 on August 19, 2018 supporting House Bill 705, known as the “Pennsylvania Safe Drinking Water Act” and the Environmental Quality Board setting lower and safer maximum contaminant levels for Perflyorooctanoic and Perfluorooctanesulfonic Acids. 
  • Commissioner Mike Thompson update on Public Water Quality Update, September 2018: Click here to read the statement.
  • Abington Township Resident Public Water Frequently Asked Questions Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), September 2018: Click here to read the frequently asked questions.

 

Pennsylvania PFAS Action Team: Governor Wolf Executive Order 2018 -08:

Meetings

 

Information

 

U.S. House of Representatives forms PFAS Task Force 

  • Article 1/23/2019: Bucks County Courier Times, House launches PFAS task force; Rep. Fitzpatrick to co-chair: https://www.buckscountycouriertimes.com/news/20190123/house-launches-pfas-task-force-rep-fitzpatrick-to--co-chair
  • Press Release 1/25/2019: Rep. Madeleine Dean Joins the PFAS Task Force as a Founding Member: https://dean.house.gov/media/press-releases/rep-madeleine-dean-joins-pfas-task-force-founding-member?fbclid=IwAR3od5bUmhfpa6sovFq_8hu8Wv7Ua3wW6MOO_GT6E_cH28SingkyDWsajEM 

 

Should you have any additional questions, please contact the Office of the Township Manager, Communications and Public Affairs at 267-536-1000. 

 The documents and information found on this page will be updated as information is made available. Last updated 4/16/2019.

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