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Chemical companies to pay Pennsylvania $100 million for PCB contamination

PCBs were banned in 1979 for their potential dangers to human and environmental health.
By Zoë Read/WHYY

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How the way we eliminate toxic PFAS from water also takes an environmental toll

Protecting people’s health has a consequence: The technology most effective at removing PFAS contributes to the carbon footprint.

By Zoë Read/WHYY

Governor Tom Wolf backs petrochemical tax break bill in Pennsylvania

The legislation has high-profile support from traditional Republican allies and traditional Democratic allies.
By The Associated Press

Vetoed petrochemical tax break bill revived in Pennsylvania

The replacement legislation differs in some ways from what the Democratic Governor Tom Wolf vetoed in March
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

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

DEP names Bergey’s Tires as source of PFAS contamination in Bucks County private wells

The agency has been investigating the drinking water in Bucks County communities since 2016.
By Dana Bate/WHYY