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What is PFAS—and Why Should You Care?
https://eponline.com/articles/2017/06/15/what-is-pfas.aspx

Superfund Site: WILLOW GROVE NAVAL AIR AND AIR RESERVE STATION HORSHAM, PA

https://cumulis.epa.gov/supercpad/cursites/csitinfo.cfm?id=0303820
 

Superfund Site: NAVAL AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER (8 WASTE AREAS) WARMINSTER TOWNSHIP, PA
https://cumulis.epa.gov/supercpad/cursites/csitinfo.cfm?id=0302466 

Toxicological Profile for Perfluoroalkyls
https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxprofiles/tp200.pdf


​EPA FACT SHEET PFOA & PFOS Drinking Water Health Advisories

https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-06/documents/drinkingwaterhealthadvisories_pfoa_pfos_updated_5.31.16.pdf


Aqua Water Facts

http://www.waterfacts.com/


PFAS Water Level Concerns: North  Hills Well Shut Down
https://glensidelocal.com/pfas-water-levels-concerning-north-hills-well-shut-down/


​Governor Wolf Takes Executive Action to Address PFAS Concerns and Protect Pennsylvanians​

https://www.governor.pa.gov/governor-wolf-takes-executive-action-address-pfas-concerns-protect-pennsylvanians/


Governor's action is vital first step, but many questions remain.
https://www.phillyvoice.com/governors-action-pfas-welcome-many-questions-remain/

 PA House Bill 705 ( This bill is now defunct. Look for new bill in 2019)
http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billInfo/billInfo.cfm?syear=2017&sind=0&body=H&type=B&bn=0705

 Glass Half-Full on State Solutions to Chemicals in Water
https://www.bna.com/eight-states-lead-n73014482593/


PFAS IN-HOME FILTRATION SYSTEMS
https://www.michigan.gov/documents/deq/deq-dwmad-eh-swpu-FilterFactSheet_610096_7.pdf

Reducing PFAS in Drinking Water with Treatment Technologies
https://www.epa.gov/sciencematters/reducing-pfas-drinking-water-treatment-technologies

 Toxins found in water near Bucks, Montco military bases more harmful than previously reported.
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/water-contamination-study-pfas-atsdr-military-bases-pfoa-pfos-bucks-montgomery-20180620.html

 Feds meet with Montco, Bucks residents on water contamination at bases.
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/feds-hear-from-horsham-epa-meeting-military-water-contamination-20180725.html

 Ivyland woman sues Navy after finding high PFOA blood level
http://www.theintell.com/83b1fada-d8e8-11e6-b2c4-7f62537e561a.html


 Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit Targets DuPont, Chemours, 3M, and Other Makers of PFAS Chemicals
https://theintercept.com/2018/10/06/dupont-pfas-chemicals-lawsuit/


​​NSF International Certifies First Water Filters That Reduce PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water 
http://www.nsf.org/newsroom/nsf-international-certifies-first-water-filters-pfoa


Congress Poised to Act to Reduce Major Source of PFAS Chemicals in Drinking Water

​https://www.ewg.org/release/congress-poised-act-reduce-major-source-pfas-chemicals-drinking-water


Health effects uncertain, high toxin levels found in blood of residents near military bases

https://whyy.org/articles/health-effects-uncertain-high-toxin-levels-found-in-blood-of-residents-near-military-bases/