In 2023, MIRIA, or the allocated $19.27 million in grant money utilized for PFAS remediation.
Reappointed by Horsham Township Council, High Swartz LLP equity partner Thomas E. Panzer will serve another 5-year term on the MIRIA Board of Directors.
MIRIA, or the Military Installation Remediation and Infrastructure Authority, is tasked with identifying existing tax funds to support grant opportunities for local water providers. These grants are utilized for PFAS and PFOA remediation within water delivery systems. It also provides reductions and rebates to rate payers facing increased water costs due to PFAS and PFOA infiltration into groundwater around the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base (NAS-JRB) Willow Grove.
Additionally, MIRIA works on mitigating or eliminating the costs of connecting rate payers served by well water to public water service. During the January reorganization meeting of MIRIA, Tom was re-elected to serve as the Board’s Secretary.