Benner Township Water Authority has been made aware that the State of Pennsylvania did random water testing for PFAS across the state. One of the wells tested was located in Benner Township at the State of the Art facility which is located across from the University Park Airport. PFAS was found in this well.
Here is the link that DEP shared with Benner Township regarding PFAS/PFOA in the township.
Here is the link to the PFAS Action Team Initial Report.
Here is the link to PA DEP’s website regarding what PFAS is, it’s history, and the impacts it has on the environment.
Here is the link to PA DOH’s website regarding PFAS.
Here is PA DEP’s PFAS Sampling Plan.
Here is PA DEP’s 2020 PFAS Sampling Report.
Here is PA DEP’s 2019 PFAS Sampling Report.
Here is Governor Wolf Administration’s latest Press Release regarding PFAS (03/12/2021)
Here is the link to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) page regarding what PFAS is and what ATSDR is doing to assist.
Environmental Protection Agency
Below is the link to EPA’s informational page regarding PFAS, which includes basic information, actions to address, and tools and resources.
Additional questions can be directed to DEP:
John Ciccone Phone: (570)321-6594 email: email@example.com
Cheryl Sinclair Phone: (570)327-3418 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
As more information becomes available we will do our best to keep this page updated.
Benner Township also has a page on their website labeled “PFAS” which they have been keeping updated as well.