Reps. Dean, Fitzpatrick, and Boyle to Host PFAS Event at Temple Ambler

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 3:30pm
The Campus Lounge of Bright Hall, Temple Ambler
580 Meetinghouse Road
Ambler, PA 19002
United States

WHAT: Reps. Madeleine Dean (PA-04), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), and Brendan Boyle (PA-02) will host a PFAS event at Temple University’s Ambler campus. The event will celebrate the recent news that the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has selected Montgomery County, Pennsylvania as one of seven sites for a nationwide study on PFAS and public health – bringing $1 million in research funding to the 4th District. The Representatives will be joined by Temple researchers Dr. Resa Jones and Dr. Robin Taylor Wilson, who will explain the current research on PFAS health effects, how the new study will be carried out, and what we hope to learn. Local clean water activists will also make brief remarks.

WHO: U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-04), U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle (PA-02), Dr. Resa Jones and Dr. Robin Taylor Wilson of Temple University’s College of Public Health, Pennsylvania Department of Health, and local clean water activists

WHEN: Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 3:30 pm

WHERE: The Campus Lounge of Bright Hall, Temple Ambler, 580 Meetinghouse Rd., Ambler, PA 19002

The press and public are invited to attend. A media availability will follow the presentation.