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PFOA/PFOS

HORSHAM-WARRINGTON-WARMINSTER WATER CONTAMINATION

OVERVIEW

Over the past several years, public and private drinking water wells in Horsham, Warrington, and Warminster have been shut down due to contamination from perfluorinated compounds, suspected to be released from the former Naval Air Warfare Center in Warminster an former Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Horsham, as well as the Horsham Air Guard Station. This online portal contains information on the actions taken by my office in response to the contamination. 

Recent Actions:

Fitzpatrick NDAA Language Signed Into Law

Bill authorizing PFC health study heading to Trump’s desk

Congressmen from Bucks, Montgomery counties ask Trump to speed up PFC investigations

Congressmen’s letter presses DOD on water contamination

Fitzpatrick-Backed PFC Amendments Pass as Part of Defense Spending Measure

NDAA Passes House, Includes Fitzpatrick PFC Health Study

Fitzpatrick Introduces PFOS Amendments to Defense Dept. Budget Bill

Congressmen press defense officials on firefighting foams following Friday Unwell Water story

Fitzpatrick, Meehan, Boyle Press DoD for Answers After Explosive PFC Report

Federal Spending Deal Includes PFOS/PFOA Language

Fitzpatrick Fights for DOD Funding of Water Contamination Clean Up

Brian Fitzpatrick lobbies for PFOS/PFOA health study funding

CONTACT INFORMATION:

For information on drinking water, contact: 
• DEP Safe Drinking Water 484-250-5980 
• DEP Clean Water 484-250-5970 

For information on private well testing: 

U.S. EPA 
Eduardo Rovira, On Scene-Coordinator 
215-814-3436 
Rovira.eduardo@epa.gov

U.S. EPA 
Ruth Scharr, On Scene-Coordinator 
215-756-7897 
Scharr.ruth@epa.gov

Willow Grove Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base 
Willington Lin 
BRAC Environmental Coordinator 
215-897-4904 
Willie.Lin@navy.mil

Air National Guard 
Keith Freihofer, 
Environmental Restoration 
Program Manager 
3501 Fetchet Ave, Shepperd Hall, 
Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762 
240-612-8762 
keith.e.freihofer.civ@mail.mil

Pennsylvania Air National Guard 111th Attack Wing 
MSgt. Christopher Botzum 
Public Affairs Representative 
1051 Fairchild St., Building 203 
Horsham, PA 19044 
215-323-7177 
chris.botzum.mil@mail.mil
 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

Horsham Health Panel Discussion Presentations - August 29, 2016

Warrington Township Water Contamination Information

Horsham Township Drinking Water Information

Warminster Township Information on Perfluorinated Compounds

U.S. Navy: Information on Perfluorinated Compounds

EPA research on Perfluorinated Compounds