Tag: drinking water

PFAS and Pennsylvania Drinking Water Standards

Susan Phillips writes January 14, 2023 on StateImpact Pennsylvania, “Pennsylvania sets drinking water standards on two ‘forever chemical’ PFAS compounds“ The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection adopted new limits on two of the toxic class of chemicals known as PFAS. Often referred to as “forever chemicals,”… Continue Reading “PFAS and Pennsylvania Drinking Water Standards”

LANDMARK LAWSUIT: Latkanich v Chevron, EQT, PFAS Defendants

Lawsuit filed October 28, 2022 in Washington County, Pennsylvania Washington County Courthouse Latkanich v. Chevron et al PFAS: The latest toxic concern for those near fracking By Kristina Marusic | Environmental Health News | August 4, 2022 For more than a decade, Bryan Latkanich… Continue Reading “LANDMARK LAWSUIT: Latkanich v Chevron, EQT, PFAS Defendants”

Registration Open for Ohio River Basin Alliance Summit

November 17-18, 2022 at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia By David E. Hess | PA Environment Digest Blog | October 3, 2022 Registration is now open for the 2022 Ohio River Basin Alliance Summit to be held on November 17-18 at Marshall University… Continue Reading “Registration Open for Ohio River Basin Alliance Summit”

CALIFORNIA: Ocean Water into Drinking Water

California regulators unanimously approve the $140 million Doheny Ocean Desalination Project that will produce up to 5 million gallons of drinking water per day. “We’re watching what’s happening at the Colorado River, and it’s not good. Desalination could be part of that solution for… Continue Reading “CALIFORNIA: Ocean Water into Drinking Water”

Groups Petition US EPA to Revoke Ohio’s Regulation of Waste Disposal Wells

A coalition of 27 environmental and civil rights groups claim that Ohio’s failure to take enforcement action against companies that violate regulations is endangering drinking water sources. “Operators currently produce billions of tons of waste annually, and much of this waste ends up in… Continue Reading “Groups Petition US EPA to Revoke Ohio’s Regulation of Waste Disposal Wells”