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The Environmental Protection Agency is in the process of proposing new limits on a family of chemicals linked to cancer. Advocates have called for strict rules on PFOA and PFOS in drinking water and soil for years, and some have called the EPA’s lengthy review process an attempt to delay action further. Here & Now’s […]

I attended the announcement of EPA’s much ballyhooed PFAS action plan in Philadelphia today. It is all talk and no action. Nine months after committing to hold polluters accountable by listing PFAS as a hazardous substance and setting an enforceable maximum contaminant limit for PFAS in drinking water, EPA has done…nothing. Seven Months ago, people […]

On the evening of December 19 at Upper Dublin High School, The PA Department of Health made a detailed presentation of the results of its pilot blood test study of residents of Horsham. Warminster and Warrington Townships. The group sampled consisted of 235 people, of whom 84% have resided at their current residence more than […]

On November 30 I appeared in Harrisburg before Governor Wolf’s PFAS Action Team with other members of the National PFAS Coalition and Buxmont Coalition for Safer Water Hope Grosse, Joanne Stanton, Phil Baiocchi and Jill Florin, and Tracy Carluccio of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, to voice our concerns about the need for action about the […]

The results of blood testing are in and, as expected, they show that people living in the area contaminated by PFAS have high levels of PFAS in their blood. Residents in Bucks and Montgomery Counties who participated in a blood-testing program because their drinking water was contaminated by chemicals on nearby military bases have a […]

Third Circuit rules Navy can be held responsible for medical monitoring for PFAS exposure In a landmark precedential opinion in a case brought by the Cuker Law Firm, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the rights of people exposed to PFAS which came from military sites to make claims for medical monitoring against the […]

The EPA Community Meeting, including the Community Panel presentation (link to video) about polluted water in Upper Dublin, has had an immediate and beneficial impact local on residents. The Community Presentation, and Mark Cuker’s interview on Action news (link), ignited a firestorm of protest, much of it from local residents who were up to now […]

EPA Meeting ABC Interview

On Wednesday (7/25/2018), Mark Cuker represented Upper Dublin Township at an EPA Community Stakeholder Meeting in Horsham, PA concerning PFAS contamination in the drinking water in Upper Dublin, Horsham, Warminster, Warrington, and Warwick Townships. In an interview with 6abc Action News, Mark discussed the PFAS contamination, stating that “[t]his is a Frankenstein monster kind of […]

On Wednesday (7/25/2018), Mark Cuker represented Upper Dublin Township at an EPA Region 3 Community Stakeholder Meeting in Horsham, PA concerning PFAS contamination in the drinking water in Upper Dublin, Horsham, Warminster, Warrington, and Warwick Townships. The meeting began with a presentation detailing the EPA’s current PFAS research. Several panels were then held to discuss […]

On Wednesday (7/25/2018), Mark Cuker represented Upper Dublin Township at an EPA Region 3 Community Stakeholder Meeting in Horsham, PA concerning PFAS contamination in the drinking water in Upper Dublin, Horsham, Warminster, Warrington, and Warwick Townships. Mark participated in the community panel with Hope Grosse and Joanne Stanton, two fellow members of the National PFAS […]

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