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The Morning Call
Best Buy stops recycling TVs in PennsylvaniaWith the cost of electronics recycling rising, Best Buy has decided to stop acc
Best Buy stops recycling TVs in Pennsylvania
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
With the cost of electronics recycling rising, Best Buy has decided to stop accepting televisions and computer monitors at its Pennsylvania stores. The electronics retailer, which had accepted monitors and used televisions up to a certain size for... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
State bans work in part of Pennsylvania mine after deathMOUNT MORRIS, Pa. (AP) - State officials have banned work in part of a southwes
State bans work in part of Pennsylvania mine after death
WTRF Wheeling / Posted yesterday
MOUNT MORRIS, Pa. (AP) - State officials have banned work in part of a southwestern Pennsylvania coal mine where a worker was killed by falling rock last month. Thirty-one-year-old Jeremy Neice of Danville, West Virginia, was killed when a boulder... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
FRACKED GAS HIGHWAYS: Pipelines feed demand, rattle neighborsWhen mapped, they look like highways cutting across upstate New York, connectin
FRACKED GAS HIGHWAYS: Pipelines feed demand, rattle neighbors
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted yesterday
When mapped, they look like highways cutting across upstate New York, connecting Albany to areas near Binghamton, Elmira, Ithaca and the Pennsylvania state line. They carry names sounding like railroad lines of a century ago: the Dominion, Williams,... Read more
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The Brown and White
Pa. sludge ruling is a victory for clean water | OpinionI'm responding to the Jan. 29 Express-Times article, "DEP refutes sludge oppone
Pa. sludge ruling is a victory for clean water | Opinion
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
I'm responding to the Jan. 29 Express-Times article, "DEP refutes sludge opponents' victory claim in Slate Belt farming case," which reported the settlement of a legal appeal of sludge permits issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental... Read more
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The Express-Times
Toxic soil in Route 33 crash was from Jersey CityPennsylvania environmental regulators are continuing to investigate Monday's Ro
Toxic soil in Route 33 crash was from Jersey City
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
Pennsylvania environmental regulators are continuing to investigate Monday's Route 33 crash of a dump truck that was hauling toxic dirt. The Horwith Trucks Inc. Freightliner was hauling soil contaminated with hexavalent chromium from a Honeywell... Read more
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The Press and Journal
Middletown Borough Council votes for court injunction to block proposed crematoryMiddletown Borough Council voted 8-1 tonight to hire separate legal counsel tow
Middletown Borough Council votes for court injunction to block proposed crematory
The Press and Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Middletown Borough Council voted 8-1 tonight to hire separate legal counsel toward filing a court injunction to block the proposed crematory behind the Fager-Finkenbinder Funeral Home at 208 N. Union St. The action came after council - for the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Driver cited in Route 33 'dirty dirt' spill, police sayThe dump truck that rolled onto its side Monday afternoon on Route 33, spilling
Driver cited in Route 33 'dirty dirt' spill, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
The dump truck that rolled onto its side Monday afternoon on Route 33, spilling a hazardous load that took about eight hours to clean up, faces three citations in the crash, Pennsylvania State Police said Tuesday. Salvatore J. Gagliano, 55, of... Read more
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The Express-Times
Tainted soil in Route 33 spill cleaned up in 8-hour effortCleanup crews late Monday night were righting a dump truck that had spilled its
Tainted soil in Route 33 spill cleaned up in 8-hour effort
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
Cleanup crews late Monday night were righting a dump truck that had spilled its potentially dangerous load some eight hours earlier onto a Northampton County highway. The truck was hauling a bladder containing soil laced with hexavalent chromium, a... Read more
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The Express-Times
Route 33 spill said to involve cancer-causing material, police sayA dump truck crash Monday afternoon on Route 33 in Northampton County spilled m
Route 33 spill said to involve cancer-causing material, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 5 days ago
A dump truck crash Monday afternoon on Route 33 in Northampton County spilled material reportedly contaminated with a cancer-causing substance, Pennsylvania State Police at Belfast said. Mile-marker 3.3 is between William Penn Highway and Route 22... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cease-and-desist order issued for shredder projectControversy continues over the building of a $10 million automobile shredder on
Cease-and-desist order issued for shredder project
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Controversy continues over the building of a $10 million automobile shredder on land in Green Ridge, Hazle Township, located within the 200-acre Harry’s U-Pull-It salvage yard. The shredder is positioned to become an extension of the business,... Read more
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Philly.com
Democratic Senate candidates make first joint appearanceThe race is one of a handful that could decide control of the Senate. The foru
Democratic Senate candidates make first joint appearance
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
The race is one of a handful that could decide control of the Senate. The forum was hosted by the Pittsburgh 14th Ward Independent Democratic Club and held at Carnegie Mellon University. "If you are out there working hard every day just to take... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cease-and-desist order for shredder projectControversy continues over the building of a $10 million automobile shredder on
Cease-and-desist order for shredder project
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Controversy continues over the building of a $10 million automobile shredder on land in Green Ridge, Hazle Township, located within the 200-acre Harry’s U-Pull-It salvage yard. The shredder is positioned to become an extension of the business,... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
River Landing at Warren project moving forwardThe Leadership Warren County project committee members wish to develop a dock s
River Landing at Warren project moving forward
Warren Times Observer / Posted 8 days ago
The Leadership Warren County project committee members wish to develop a dock system just above the Hickory Street Bridge, to provide an access point for boats, canoes and kayaks, so river-travelling visitors and locals can stop to visit downtown... Read more
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The Morning Call
DEP withdraws approval of plans to apply sewage sludge at three Upper Mount Bethel farmsThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will withdraw approval
DEP withdraws approval of plans to apply sewage sludge at three Upper Mount Bethel farms
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will withdraw approval of plans allowing a biosolids management company to apply sewage sludge at three farms in Upper Mount Bethel Township owned by a former Northampton County Councilman. The... Read more
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The Express-Times
DEP refutes sewage sludge opponents' claim of victory in Slate Belt farming caseA settlement between the state and environmentalists will make it harder for Sl
DEP refutes sewage sludge opponents' claim of victory in Slate Belt farming case
The Express-Times / Posted 9 days ago
A settlement between the state and environmentalists will make it harder for Slate Belt farmers and others tending land near the Delaware River to use a certain grade of fertilizer made of human sewage sludge, according to an environmental... Read more
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York Daily Record
York County works to help Save the BayStakeholders from across the county have indicated their support of efforts to
York County works to help Save the Bay
York Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
Stakeholders from across the county have indicated their support of efforts to improve stormwater management and reduce waterway pollution. Stakeholders from across the county have indicated their support for the creation of a new governmental... Read more
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The Brown and White
DEP recommends not dumping snow within 100 feet of waterwayThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection doesn't regulate where
DEP recommends not dumping snow within 100 feet of waterway
The Brown and White / Posted 10 days ago
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection doesn't regulate where municipalities can dump snow, a spokeswoman said Wednesday. For the matter, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency doesn't either, Colleen Connolly said. But the DEP... Read more
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The Express-Times
'Don't sell yourselves for a traffic light,' attorney tells Palmer supervisorsAn attorney for opponents to a 312-apartment plan urged the Palmer Township sup
'Don't sell yourselves for a traffic light,' attorney tells Palmer supervisors
The Express-Times / Posted 10 days ago
An attorney for opponents to a 312-apartment plan urged the Palmer Township supervisors not to be seduced by $1 million in road improvements and and a traffic signal. Attorney Gary Asteak on Tuesday argued against the Palmer Point apartment plan... Read more
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York Daily Record
Farmers urged to participate in surveyPennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB) is urging farmers in the Chesapeake Bay Watershe
Farmers urged to participate in survey
York Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB) is urging farmers in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed to fill out a new survey that measures conservation practices implemented by farmers to improve water quality. The survey asks farmers to provide information on all of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Coal-to-gas transition alters Pennsylvania water consumptionExtraction of coal and natural gas and power generation from both fuels contrib
Coal-to-gas transition alters Pennsylvania water consumption
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
Extraction of coal and natural gas and power generation from both fuels contributed to a yearly 2.6 to 8.4 percent increase in water consumption in Pennsylvania during the early stages of the coal-to-gas transition from 2009-12. However, impacts... Read more
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The Brown and White
Chrin Landfill expansion hearing postponed by snowA public hearing for Chrin Brothers Sanitary Landfill's plan to expand was post
Chrin Landfill expansion hearing postponed by snow
The Brown and White / Posted 12 days ago
A public hearing for Chrin Brothers Sanitary Landfill's plan to expand was postponed by the weather, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said. The meeting was scheduled 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Wilson Area High School. Since... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Pennsylvania DEP postpones Chrin landfill hearingThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has postponed a public
Pennsylvania DEP postpones Chrin landfill hearing
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 12 days ago
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has postponed a public meeting about a proposed expansion at the Chrin landfill in Williams Township. DEP officials have delayed the meeting because the Wilson Area School District is closed... Read more
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York Daily Record
Keeping Pa. beautiful starts at homeWHAT: Registration is now open for the 2016 Great American Cleanup of PA, held
Keeping Pa. beautiful starts at home
York Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
WHAT: Registration is now open for the 2016 Great American Cleanup of PA, held in conjunction with Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup and led by a coalition of nonprofit, state agency and business partners. WHEN: March 1 to May 31... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Officials: Coal miner killed after being crushed by boulderMOUNT MORRIS, Pa. (AP) - State authorities say a coal miner who was killed at w
Officials: Coal miner killed after being crushed by boulder
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 17 days ago
MOUNT MORRIS, Pa. (AP) - State authorities say a coal miner who was killed at work over the weekend died after he was crushed by a boulder The (Uniontown) Herald-Standard (http://goo.gl/NdMr4P ) reports that 31-year-old Jeremy Neice of Danville,... Read more
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The Press and Journal
Neighbors blast Middletown zoning interpretation that would allow a crematory near their homes; ask new borough council for helpAbout a dozen Middletown residents pleaded with the new borough council during
Neighbors blast Middletown zoning interpretation that would allow a crematory near their homes; ask new borough council for help
The Press and Journal / Posted 17 days ago
About a dozen Middletown residents pleaded with the new borough council during its Jan. 19 meeting to intercede on their behalf regarding a funeral home that wants to locate a crematory in their neighborhood. Specifically, the residents blasted an... Read more
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York Daily Record
Hexane remains a concern with Perdue plantThe company said that installing regenerative thermal oxidizers would be expens
Hexane remains a concern with Perdue plant
York Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
The company said that installing regenerative thermal oxidizers would be expensive and dangerous. When Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Quigley visited YDR in October, he said the ball was in Perdue’s court on a... Read more
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TribLIVE
2 DEP staffers violate policy, drive state-owned vehicles with suspended or revoked licensesTwo Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection employees drove state-o
2 DEP staffers violate policy, drive state-owned vehicles with suspended or revoked licenses
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
Two Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection employees drove state-owned vehicles even though they lacked valid licenses, apparently violating state law and government policy. The drivers, whose names were not released, gained access to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Cranberry water facilty expansion plan draws lots of attention from contractorsThere apparently is no shortage of companies interested in working on the long-
Cranberry water facilty expansion plan draws lots of attention from contractors
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
There apparently is no shortage of companies interested in working on the long-planned expansion of Cranberry's Brush Creek Water Pollution Control Facility, and that could be good news for the township. Township Manager Jerry Andree said officials... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Pennsylvania Econ Development Fin Auth (The Colver Project) at 'BB'; Outlook StableNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the rating on the Pennsyl
Fitch Affirms Pennsylvania Econ Development Fin Auth (The Colver Project) at 'BB'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 26 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the rating on the Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority's (the Colver Project) approximately $53.4 million in 2005 series F resource recovery revenue refunding bonds due 2018 at... Read more
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TribLIVE
Reaping maximum benefitAs a business member of the Yukon community, MAX Environmental wants to hear wh
Reaping maximum benefit
TribLIVE / Posted 26 days ago
As a business member of the Yukon community, MAX Environmental wants to hear what our neighbors have to say. We also want our neighbors to have accurate information about issues that concern them. To that end, I would like to correct an error in Ed... Read more
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The Morning Call
Deer Park may get conditions on permit to extract Poconos waterELDRED TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY — Residents' concerns about a proposed water-ext
Deer Park may get conditions on permit to extract Poconos water
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
ELDRED TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY — Residents' concerns about a proposed water-extraction operation in Eldred Township could be lessened by conditions attached to the permit, an expert hired by the township said. Phil Getty, an independent... Read more
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The Express-Times
Public gets chance to question Chrin landfill expansion planFor Williams Township residents and others who want to learn more about a propo
Public gets chance to question Chrin landfill expansion plan
The Express-Times / Posted 27 days ago
For Williams Township residents and others who want to learn more about a proposal to expand the Chrin Brothers Sanitary Landfill, mark Jan. 25 on your calendars. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has scheduled a public meeting... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Cancer-causing chemical compound found in Washington County...A letter went out to all Charleroi Water Authority customers Wednesday, warning
Cancer-causing chemical compound found in Washington County...
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 30 days ago
A letter went out to all Charleroi Water Authority customers Wednesday, warning users that a chemical compound linked to higher cancer rates had been found in the local water supply. Officials said about 2,000 people are affected by the issue, but... Read more
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The Morning Call
DEP to hold public meeting on Chrin Landfill expansion plansWILLIAMS TOWNSHIP – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection wil
DEP to hold public meeting on Chrin Landfill expansion plans
The Morning Call / Posted 30 days ago
WILLIAMS TOWNSHIP – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will host a public meeting to answer questions about Chrin Landfill's application to expand by nearly 33 acres. The meeting will be held 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Jan. 25 at... Read more

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