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The Express-Times
Clean up of '13 Chrin landfill avalanche far from over, DEP says2013 slope failure that sent an avalanche of decomposing trash onto a Williams
Clean up of '13 Chrin landfill avalanche far from over, DEP says
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
2013 slope failure that sent an avalanche of decomposing trash onto a Williams Township road. That's according to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, which last month informed the landfill that the delay in clean up may... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Auto parts business, neighbor take each other to court over shredderwill emit 6 tons of volatile organic compounds, according to an estimate that K
Auto parts business, neighbor take each other to court over shredder
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
will emit 6 tons of volatile organic compounds, according to an estimate that Kress gave on April 11 when asking the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to approve an air quality plan for the shredder. The agency approved the... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Down timeMartin said. "The long-term benefits of this project include not only a dam tha
Down time
Warren Times Observer / Posted 2 days ago
Martin said. "The long-term benefits of this project include not only a dam that meet the current requirements of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, but also, with the removal of sediment, the depth in may places will... Read more
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TribLIVE
Brown water safe to drink, Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority tells Aspinwallmilligrams per liter of water can produce black to brown discoloration and a bi
Brown water safe to drink, Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority tells Aspinwall
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
milligrams per liter of water can produce black to brown discoloration and a bitter, metallic taste, according to the EPA. Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection spokesman John Poister said the mineral is common in Western Pennsylvania... Read more
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The Brown and White
As neighbors fret over quarry blast, officials OK expansionthe quarry. "When an incident like this happens, the state steps in," Mentry s
As neighbors fret over quarry blast, officials OK expansion
The Brown and White / Posted 4 days ago
the quarry. "When an incident like this happens, the state steps in," Mentry said. Mentry said he was informed that the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has opened an investigation into the matter. Calls to the cement plant... Read more
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York Daily Record
York County's air quality: Better, but still an 'F'asthma and essential tremor, a movement disorder. Both conditions are exacerbat
York County's air quality: Better, but still an 'F'
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
asthma and essential tremor, a movement disorder. Both conditions are exacerbated on the hot, humid, polluted days that the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection calls "code orange" air alert days. Halliwell is one of the 33,703... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Hancock County bank sues FirstEnergythe seepage of toxic chemicals into the groundwater surrounding the impoundment
Hancock County bank sues FirstEnergy
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
the seepage of toxic chemicals into the groundwater surrounding the impoundment - seepage that has been documented by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and monitoring stations installed by FirstEnergy. While those seeps have... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Hancock County bank sues FirstEnergy over coal ashto the seepage of toxic chemicals into the groundwater surrounding the impoundm
Hancock County bank sues FirstEnergy over coal ash
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 7 days ago
to the seepage of toxic chemicals into the groundwater surrounding the impoundment-seepage that has been documented by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and monitoring stations installed by FirstEnergy. While those seeps have... Read more
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York Daily Record
Man guilty after scrapyard 'spiraled out of control'1. During the two-day trial, the state described the scrapyard as a business t
Man guilty after scrapyard 'spiraled out of control'
York Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
1. During the two-day trial, the state described the scrapyard as a business that “just spiraled out of control.” The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection tried to work with Kline, but he repeatedly chose not to comply, the... Read more
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The Express-Times
West Nile virus found in the Lehigh Valley for 1st time this yearA Lehigh County sample has tested positive for West Nile virus, the Pennsylvani
West Nile virus found in the Lehigh Valley for 1st time this year
The Express-Times / Posted 10 days ago
A Lehigh County sample has tested positive for West Nile virus, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced Friday. A mosquito sample from North Whitehall Township tested positive. So far this year, the department has tested 98... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Area oil recycler facing chargeslaws in addition to the Pennsylvania Crimes Code. The investigation began afte
Area oil recycler facing charges
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
laws in addition to the Pennsylvania Crimes Code. The investigation began after the unit received a referral from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection concerning allegations of illegal dumping, improperly stored hazardous... Read more
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Times News
‘My home was my sanctuary’about the other environmental agencies that would be looking at this project, s
‘My home was my sanctuary’
Times News / Posted 10 days ago
about the other environmental agencies that would be looking at this project, she said those agencies, such as the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, did not have standards as strict as the Penn Forest ordinance which was... Read more
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Times News
Cartwright wants pipeline proofwith the adopted county or multicounty comprehensive plan and is not in complia
Cartwright wants pipeline proof
Times News / Posted 11 days ago
with the adopted county or multicounty comprehensive plan and is not in compliance with the various Kidder Township, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and/or U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ordinances or regulatory... Read more
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York Daily Record
York Co. coal plant blamed for Del., Conn. pollutionthe greatest source of carbon monoxide, mercury and particulate emissions in Yo
York Co. coal plant blamed for Del., Conn. pollution
York Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
the greatest source of carbon monoxide, mercury and particulate emissions in York County in 2014, the most recent year that Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection records were available. The plant regularly makes the PennEnvironment... Read more
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TribLIVE
Judge approves coal producer Alpha Natural Resources’ bankruptcy emergence proposalcash and credit to the reorganized Alpha to help fund environmental reclamation
Judge approves coal producer Alpha Natural Resources’ bankruptcy emergence proposal
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
cash and credit to the reorganized Alpha to help fund environmental reclamation efforts. Several groups, including the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, had objected to some or all of the reorganization plan because of... Read more
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Philly.com
DEP declares Code Orange air quality day in PhiladelphiaPHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is
DEP declares Code Orange air quality day in Philadelphia
Philly.com / Posted 19 days ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is declaring a Code Orange air quality action day for Philadelphia. The agency says increasing heat and humidity are expected to increase the amount of ozone in the air... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Pennsylvania DOH and DEP to host Facebook Live Town Hall on Zika VirusToday, Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy, Pennsylvan
Pennsylvania DOH and DEP to host Facebook Live Town Hall on Zika Virus
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 19 days ago
Today, Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy, Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine, and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Acting Secretary Patrick McDonnell will answer questions from Facebook... Read more
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Philly.com
Chesco public works official pleads guilty to illegal dumpinghe worked for Tredyffrin Township. Cannon must pay $10,000 to Tredyffrin to re
Chesco public works official pleads guilty to illegal dumping
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
he worked for Tredyffrin Township. Cannon must pay $10,000 to Tredyffrin to reimburse the town for the fine it paid to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, according to a plea agreement a judge accepted Friday at the Chester... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
West Nile virus sample collected in countyAccording to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, a positiv
West Nile virus sample collected in county
Warren Times Observer / Posted 21 days ago
According to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, a positive sample was taken from Youngsville Borough. "The sample was collected on June 21 and confirmation testing was completed on June 28," according to DEP Press Assistant... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Boil water advisory lifted in WyomissingWater announced Saturday. Pennsylvania American Water said that acceptable tes
Boil water advisory lifted in Wyomissing
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 23 days ago
Water announced Saturday. Pennsylvania American Water said that acceptable test results were obtained from water samples collected on June 30 and July 1, and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has authorized lifting... Read more
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TribLIVE
More than half of Pittsburgh water samples had no lead but 5% at or above fed limitThe authority is permitting customers to pay off bills through installments. P
More than half of Pittsburgh water samples had no lead but 5% at or above fed limit
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
The authority is permitting customers to pay off bills through installments. PWSA missteps have compounded the problems. Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection cited PWSA in April for not informing the state it switched the chemical... Read more
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Philly.com
Chesco town opts to breach two dams deemed dangerousconsiderations over the fervor of some residents who wanted to preserve what th
Chesco town opts to breach two dams deemed dangerous
Philly.com / Posted 26 days ago
considerations over the fervor of some residents who wanted to preserve what they consider landmarks of their town. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said years ago the recreational dams, which have been part of the town in... Read more
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TribLIVE
Roadblocks present for petrochemical expansion in regionout of the business right now when it comes to public sympathy and public buy-i
Roadblocks present for petrochemical expansion in region
TribLIVE / Posted 27 days ago
out of the business right now when it comes to public sympathy and public buy-in,” said attorney Mike Krancer, a former Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection secretary. Klaber, a former head of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, said... Read more
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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 a month 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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