Report: ‘Forever chemicals’ could be in nearly half of U.S. tap water | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 10, 2023

The federal study is the first to compare PFAS in tap water in both public and private supplies.

A heron is perched on a piling at sunrise on the Chesapeake Bay in Chesapeake Beach.

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Biden wetlands regulation; what that means for the Chesapeake Bay

BY: - May 26, 2023

Wetlands unique to the Chesapeake Bay's watershed will lose protection from being dredged and filled without a permit.

Clean water advocates call on General Assembly to support pollution reduction efforts, legislation

BY: - May 3, 2023

The activists for the environmental organizations, including PennFuture and the Chesapeake Bay Commission, also urged lawmakers to codify the Office of Environmental Justice in funding programs, to ensure that underrepresented communities have a voice at the state level. 

A heron is perched on a piling at sunrise on the Chesapeake Bay in Chesapeake Beach.

EPA settles lawsuit with states, enviros over Chesapeake Bay pollution from Pa.

BY: - April 20, 2023

'We think this is another important moment in the effort to clean up the Bay,' Chesapeake Bay Foundation President Hillary Harp Falk said.

Reducing nutrient pollution from the Susquehanna River, viewed here from the Pinnacle Overlook in Pennsylvania, is critical for restoring water quality in the Chesapeake Bay. (Bay Journal photo by Karl Blankenship)

U.S. House fails to override Biden’s veto on clean water legislation

BY: - April 19, 2023

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-1st District, was the lone GOP crossover to vote with Dems.

Advocates call on EPA to cut climate pollution from Pa.’s power sector | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 18, 2023

They called for 'robust carbon pollution standards for new and existing power plants.'

A gas flare from a petroleum refinery in Norco, La. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

EPA sued over failure to set, update pollution limits

BY: - April 12, 2023

Advocates argue the inaction amounts to a 'free pass to pollute' across multiple industries.

EPA proposes new rule to crack down on PFAS, forever chemicals in our water

BY: - March 14, 2023

Regulators anticipate the rule, if fully implemented, 'will prevent tens of thousands of serious PFAS-attributable illnesses or deaths.'


Regulating ‘forever chemicals’: 3 essential reads on PFAS | Analysis

BY: - March 8, 2023

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to release a draft regulation limiting two fluorinated chemicals, known by the abbreviations PFOA and PFOS, in drinking water.


Why were you live determines how well environmental laws protect your health | Opinion

BY: - March 1, 2023

State policy choices have become more important as the federal government has retreated from major environmental health lawmaking.

Interior of a wastewater pipe

A slew of state proposals shows the threat of ‘forever chemicals’ | Analysis

BY: - February 20, 2023

The chemicals are in the blood of nearly every American.

Pa.’s Casey, Fetterman announce $75M to fight ‘forever chemicals’ | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 15, 2023

The federal infrastructure law cash will help fight PFAS contamination in drinking water, a rising public health threat.