Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday announced $3.8 million in aid and urged the federal government to clean up the chemicals called perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Contamination in suburban Philadelphia is traced to sources including Horsham Air Guard Station and the former Naval Air Warfare Center.
The state has already approved $5 million for the Warminster Municipal Authority, $3 million for Warrington Township and $10 million for the Horsham Water and Sewer Authority.
Wolf's administration is sampling drinking water statewide for the chemicals, crafting a state drinking-water limit and creating a cleanup plan.
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