Above-average chemical levels found in blood tests of some Bucks, Montco residents who drank tainted water

November 26, 2018
The EPA’s Peter Grevatt, director of the Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, and Cosmo Servidio, regional administrator for the Mid-Atlantic Region, at a PFAS Community Stakeholder Meeting in Horsham in July.

By Staff

Residents in Bucks and Montgomery County who participated in a blood-testing program because their drinking water was contaminated by chemicals on nearby military bases have a dramatically higher presence of some chemicals in their blood than the general U.S. population, according to the results.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health mailed the averaged results to the 235 residents in Horsham, Warminster, and Warrington who participated in the testing program.

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