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Pa. hotels volunteer to make room for patients as state braces for possible coronavirus surge

State officials have repeatedly declined to detail exactly what their planning entails, but they are likely to follow the example of other states that have taken significant steps.

By Wallace McKelvey/PennLive


State testing finds elevated levels of PFAS chemicals in some Pa. drinking water, but only one sample exceeded federal health levels

The results are from the first round of testing by the Department of Environmental Protection.

By Wallace McKelvey/PennLive

Toxic PFAS chemicals, found across Pennsylvania, get the Hollywood treatment

Dark Waters dramatizes the true story of a former corporate lawyer who exposed the effects of toxic PFAS chemicals discharged into a creek in West Virginia.
By Wallace McKelvey/PennLive