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Times News
PPL upgrading in Jim Thorpe, Palmertonthat are on the site were installed in 1952. Palmerton-Little Gap PPL Electri
PPL upgrading in Jim Thorpe, Palmerton
Times News / Posted 7 hours ago
that are on the site were installed in 1952. Palmerton-Little Gap PPL Electric is also applying for a permit from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to rebuild a 2.6-mile section between East Palmerton and Little Gap to... Read more
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TribLIVE
UPMC, AHN fined for illegal dumping of medical waste | TribLIVE The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection on Tuesd
UPMC, AHN fined for illegal dumping of medical waste
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
| TribLIVE The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection on Tuesday announced fines against UPMC and Allegheny Health Network for... Read more
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The Marietta Times
EPA: States behind in tackling Chesapeake pollution problemsfor which the states and the District will be on track to addressing in 2017.
EPA: States behind in tackling Chesapeake pollution problems
The Marietta Times / Posted 6 days ago
for which the states and the District will be on track to addressing in 2017. Neil Shader, press secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, acknowledged in an email that "significant work remains" when it comes... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
EPA: States behind in tackling Chesapeake pollution problemsfor which the states and the District will be on track to addressing in 2017.
EPA: States behind in tackling Chesapeake pollution problems
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
for which the states and the District will be on track to addressing in 2017. Neil Shader, press secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, acknowledged in an email that "significant work remains" when it comes... Read more
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Lake Placid News
EPA: States behind in tackling Chesapeake pollution problemsfor which the states and the District will be on track to addressing in 2017.
EPA: States behind in tackling Chesapeake pollution problems
Lake Placid News / Posted 6 days ago
for which the states and the District will be on track to addressing in 2017. Neil Shader, press secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, acknowledged in an email that "significant work remains" when it comes... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
EPA: States behind in tackling Chesapeake pollution problemsfor which the states and the District will be on track to addressing in 2017.
EPA: States behind in tackling Chesapeake pollution problems
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 6 days ago
for which the states and the District will be on track to addressing in 2017. Neil Shader, press secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, acknowledged in an email that "significant work remains" when it comes... Read more
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TribLIVE
Watershed states lag on plan, EPA saysfor which the states and the District will be on track to addressing in 2017.
Watershed states lag on plan, EPA says
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
for which the states and the District will be on track to addressing in 2017. Neil Shader, press secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, acknowledged in an email that “significant work remains” when it comes... Read more
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The Morning Call
Failure to pay workers taxes earns steel exec probationbadly burned worker's claims were denied following an accident in December 2000
Failure to pay workers taxes earns steel exec probation
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
badly burned worker's claims were denied following an accident in December 2000. The company was also fined in 2010 by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for air quality violations. Condosta's attorney, Jeffrey M. Miller, said... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lower Saucon to place open space tax question on Nov. ballotwhether the landfill’s 28-acre “piggyback” realignment and 6-acre expansion in
Lower Saucon to place open space tax question on Nov. ballot
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
whether the landfill’s 28-acre “piggyback” realignment and 6-acre expansion in its southeast quadrant will be issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. According to landfill officials, the DEP’s next move is to conduct an... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown planners OK plans for 15th Street Turkey Hillfour months, he said. Albert told planners that approvals from outside agencie
Allentown planners OK plans for 15th Street Turkey Hill
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
four months, he said. Albert told planners that approvals from outside agencies, including a significant permit from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, are pending and that comments from the city engineer are “minor in... Read more
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The Express-Times
Moravian College transforming fire ravaged industrial siteat this part of campus," Reed said. Moravian is trying to limit the amount of
Moravian College transforming fire ravaged industrial site
The Express-Times / Posted 14 days ago
at this part of campus," Reed said. Moravian is trying to limit the amount of land it disturbs to avoid coming up against Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection regulations protecting the Monocacy Creek that would require extensive... Read more
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York Daily Record
When life is lostdied at home in York on Saturday at the age of 68. Read more about him. Soybea
When life is lost
York Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
died at home in York on Saturday at the age of 68. Read more about him. Soybeans and hexane? Not so fast, locals say The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection approved Perdue's plan to build a soybean processing plant in Conoy... Read more
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York Daily Record
Residents fight Perdue soybean plant approvalhave been concerned that hexane would travel downwind to parts of Lancaster and
Residents fight Perdue soybean plant approval
York Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
have been concerned that hexane would travel downwind to parts of Lancaster and York counties, posing health problems. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection approved Perdue's plan May 6, putting an end in sight for the company... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Cheltenham Postpones $80M Sewer Overhaulthe ordinance does not mean the township is off the hook. "The Township contin
Cheltenham Postpones $80M Sewer Overhaul
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 21 days ago
the ordinance does not mean the township is off the hook. "The Township continues to receive significant pressure from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to address defects in sewer laterals, which DEP believes is a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Philadelphia water department faces class action lawsuit over water testingspread “misinformation on such a critical health topic” and that stories contai
Philadelphia water department faces class action lawsuit over water testing
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 21 days ago
spread “misinformation on such a critical health topic” and that stories contained “numerous factual inaccuracies”. The Pennsylvania department of environmental protection has said it is only required to have copies of the city’s testing plans... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Middle schoolers win first place in STEM contestbooks, pamphlets and interviewed people,” explained John, daughter of Robert an
Middle schoolers win first place in STEM contest
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 days ago
books, pamphlets and interviewed people,” explained John, daughter of Robert and Susan John. They also turned to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Eastern Pennsylvania Coalition for Abandoned Mine Recovery and other... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority flubs federal testing requirementwith the lab on all samples for regulatory compliance, Schubert said. PWSA was
Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority flubs federal testing requirement
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
with the lab on all samples for regulatory compliance, Schubert said. PWSA was not fined because of the violation. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection cited PWSA in April for not informing the state it was switching the... Read more
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NBC News
Koch-Backed Group Drops $3 Million Against Democrat In Pennsylvania Senate Racethe Board of Freedom Partners said in a recent statement. The ad, titled "Whos
Koch-Backed Group Drops $3 Million Against Democrat In Pennsylvania Senate Race
NBC News / Posted 29 days ago
the Board of Freedom Partners said in a recent statement. The ad, titled "Whose Job," charges that McGinty, as head of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection sought subsidies for companies that later paid her after her role in the... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Cheltenham's $80 Million Sewer Problemminutes of the meeting. One of the township commissioners then “noted that the
Cheltenham's $80 Million Sewer Problem
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 30 days ago
minutes of the meeting. One of the township commissioners then “noted that the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are requiring the Township to make significant and costly upgrades... Read more
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The Brown and White
Stream escapes spill threat after Route 33 crash, official sayshe said. "If anything, it was a very minimal amount," Weaver said. County Eme
Stream escapes spill threat after Route 33 crash, official says
The Brown and White / Posted 30 days ago
he said. "If anything, it was a very minimal amount," Weaver said. County Emergency Management Services notified the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to coordinate cleanup, Weaver said. The crash occurred when Christopher... Read more
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Philly.com
What's the (bleep)ing problem with caring about Pa.'s environment?they actually do. That really freaks us out. Consider the case of one John Qui
What's the (bleep)ing problem with caring about Pa.'s environment?
Philly.com / Posted a month ago
they actually do. That really freaks us out. Consider the case of one John Quigley, who until last week was head of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and who seems to be 10X more famous now, for the way that he left... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
DEP notifies Freedom Area School District of emergency boil water advisoryDistrict has immediately been placed under a boil water notice, the district an
DEP notifies Freedom Area School District of emergency boil water advisory
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted a month ago
District has immediately been placed under a boil water notice, the district announced. The district was notified by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection that the Harvey Run Water Supply System was placed under the Boiled Water... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
No contamination revealed by tests in Salem Twp. gas line explosionshakes Salem Township Spokesman Creighton Welch told Channel 11 News that Spec
No contamination revealed by tests in Salem Twp. gas line explosion
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 1 months ago
shakes Salem Township Spokesman Creighton Welch told Channel 11 News that Spectra Energy is still awaiting results from Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection air quality monitoring tests that were conducted for 24 hours after the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Tests find no soil, water contamination in area of Salem pipeline blast, Spectra reportsno contaminants from this incident.” Welch did not identify the company that di
Tests find no soil, water contamination in area of Salem pipeline blast, Spectra reports
TribLIVE / Posted 1 months ago
no contaminants from this incident.” Welch did not identify the company that did the testing. The results of lab tests the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is conducting on air samples taken around the blast site are pending. DEP... Read more
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The Express-Times
Decades after priest sex abuse, survivor seeks to right his biggest regretshis grandkids for their good grades and is quite proud to have put two of his t
Decades after priest sex abuse, survivor seeks to right his biggest regrets
The Express-Times / Posted 1 months ago
his grandkids for their good grades and is quite proud to have put two of his three kids through college. One works for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and another for the F.B.I. He sometimes wishes he could rewind time and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania environmental secretary resignsto fix tainted water supplies to meet federal standards. McDonnell was most re
Pennsylvania environmental secretary resigns
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
to fix tainted water supplies to meet federal standards. McDonnell was most recently the director of policy for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, where he oversaw the agency's regulation and policy development... Read more
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TribLIVE
Gov. Wolf says environmental protection secretary resignsWolf says environmental protection secretary resigns | TribLIVE Pennsylvania
Gov. Wolf says environmental protection secretary resigns
TribLIVE / Posted 1 months ago
Wolf says environmental protection secretary resigns | TribLIVE Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary John Quigley talks to Tribune-Review staff about the... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Help for Residents Amid Water Contamination Concernsliving near the former Willow Grove Naval Air Station in Horsham will be able t
Help for Residents Amid Water Contamination Concerns
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 1 months ago
living near the former Willow Grove Naval Air Station in Horsham will be able to receive free bottled water Friday from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Residents with confirmed levels of certain chemicals in their water, can... Read more
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The Express-Times
Tests show Allentown schools' water safe, district saystests were conducted by licensed and certified employees of Element Environment
Tests show Allentown schools' water safe, district says
The Express-Times / Posted 1 months ago
tests were conducted by licensed and certified employees of Element Environmental Solutions, Inc., and then tested by a Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection-certified lab. They were done in accordance with all U.S. Environmental... Read more

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