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Times News
Willowbrook building plans at Split Rock discussedaccording to Joseph Mongeluzi of Momenee & Associates. The project will also n
Willowbrook building plans at Split Rock discussed
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
according to Joseph Mongeluzi of Momenee & Associates. The project will also need to be approved by Carbon County and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Mongeluzi said the current ordinance requires a greater buffer between... Read more
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The Express-Times
Forks spending $306K for jumbo recycling bins on wheelsrecycling bins for a cost of $306,000. The bulk of the money, $250,000, will c
Forks spending $306K for jumbo recycling bins on wheels
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
recycling bins for a cost of $306,000. The bulk of the money, $250,000, will come from a recycling grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. The township budgeted the remaining $56,000 this year but officials may... Read more
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York Daily Record
Deadline set for Hanover stormwater reformTownship and Gettysburg Borough, now qualifies for MS4 stormwater permits. Han
Deadline set for Hanover stormwater reform
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Township and Gettysburg Borough, now qualifies for MS4 stormwater permits. Hanover recently received a letter from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection indicating that the borough will need to apply for its stormwater permits... Read more
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Times News
Franklin residents concerned over trash tiresit. The supervisors said they discussed the matter with their solicitor, attor
Franklin residents concerned over trash tires
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
it. The supervisors said they discussed the matter with their solicitor, attorney William Schwab, and were advised the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is handling the matter. The supervisors said they were advised not to... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Montgomery County company to pay $1 million for air quality violationsThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection assessed a $1 million p
Montgomery County company to pay $1 million for air quality violations
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection assessed a $1 million penalty against a Montgomery County company for air quality violations. Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc. faces the penalty for air quality violations at its facility in Upper... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Professor issues toxic warning on Susquehanna incinerator planabout the developments, committing to keep the public informed as plans proceed
Professor issues toxic warning on Susquehanna incinerator plan
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
about the developments, committing to keep the public informed as plans proceed and applications are made to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. What little information sponsors have released trumpet the project as an... Read more
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The Express-Times
Zika? Not in Lehigh Valley, but mosquitoes that carry it are hereborders, but one type of mosquito known to carry it is proving to be a pest in
Zika? Not in Lehigh Valley, but mosquitoes that carry it are here
The Express-Times / Posted 7 days ago
borders, but one type of mosquito known to carry it is proving to be a pest in the Lehigh Valley. That's according to a Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection update Tuesday on surveillance for mosquitoes in the Aedes genus, which... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
DEP: No Zika to date in South Central PAHarrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has re
DEP: No Zika to date in South Central PA
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 7 days ago
Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has released results of surveillance for Aedes mosquitoes, which have been found to be vectors of the Zika virus. At this time, there have not been any cases of Zika transmitted... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Muhlenberg seeks solution to septic inspections fee increasewhy the fee is so high. It’s just my wife and me and she works, so we don’t use
Muhlenberg seeks solution to septic inspections fee increase
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
why the fee is so high. It’s just my wife and me and she works, so we don’t use nearly the amount that is requested." The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection mandates septic inspections every three years to confirm septic tanks are... Read more
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TribLIVE
Lily pads vex anglers at Deer Lakes Parkherbicide is sprayed directly on the surface of the lily pads. “There is no to
Lily pads vex anglers at Deer Lakes Park
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
herbicide is sprayed directly on the surface of the lily pads. “There is no toxicity to people or wildlife,” he said. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has approved the parks department's permit to apply treatments to the... Read more
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Times News
Eldred Township wants Nestle wells sealedGary Hoffman made the motion during July’s meeting to make sure that the wells
Eldred Township wants Nestle wells sealed
Times News / Posted 12 days ago
Gary Hoffman made the motion during July’s meeting to make sure that the wells were abandoned in accordance with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection regulations. On Wednesday evening, township solicitor Michael Gaul... Read more
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Philly.com
Sunoco pipeline creates a divide across Pennsylvaniaanother approach to try to block the project. At a hearing in Altoona attended
Sunoco pipeline creates a divide across Pennsylvania
Philly.com / Posted 14 days ago
another approach to try to block the project. At a hearing in Altoona attended by about 100 people, they pleaded with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to reject Sunoco's applications for permits to cross streams and to... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Town afire over incinerator planwill not be available until the fall due to the overwhelming paperwork and exte
Town afire over incinerator plan
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
will not be available until the fall due to the overwhelming paperwork and extended regulatory process involved. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is expected to be the main agency clearing permits for the incinerator... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ozone Action Days decline in Pittsburgh area with drop in industrial pollutantsDays. Such “action days” are declared to alert the public to when poor air qua
Ozone Action Days decline in Pittsburgh area with drop in industrial pollutants
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
Days. Such “action days” are declared to alert the public to when poor air quality may cause respiratory problems. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection says Allegheny and surrounding counties have experienced fewer Ozone... Read more
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TribLIVE
Frye: Drought conditions affecting wild troutcould have crossed bank to bank without getting its white belly fur wet. It wa
Frye: Drought conditions affecting wild trout
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
could have crossed bank to bank without getting its white belly fur wet. It was no surprise, then, when last week the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection issued news of a drought watch for 34 counties. A few of those —... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Mosquito sample in Cumberland County tests positive for West Nile VirusImages) Cumberland County, PA — Cumberland County’s Vector Control Office has
Mosquito sample in Cumberland County tests positive for West Nile Virus
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 18 days ago
Images) Cumberland County, PA — Cumberland County’s Vector Control Office has received confirmation notice from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection of positive mosquito samples for the West Nile Virus collected in... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Feds, Pennsylvania settle Consol Energy water pollution suitand state law. The Justice Department filed the federal lawsuit on behalf of t
Feds, Pennsylvania settle Consol Energy water pollution suit
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
and state law. The Justice Department filed the federal lawsuit on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. As part of the settlement, the energy company also agreed to make... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Feds, Pennsylvania settle Consol Energy water pollution suitlawsuit and the $3 million settlement it generated Thursday on behalf of the En
Feds, Pennsylvania settle Consol Energy water pollution suit
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
lawsuit and the $3 million settlement it generated Thursday on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. As part of the settlement, the energy company also agreed to make... Read more
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Salon.com
Feds, Pennsylvania settle Consol Energy water pollution suitand state law. The Justice Department filed the federal lawsuit on behalf of t
Feds, Pennsylvania settle Consol Energy water pollution suit
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
and state law. The Justice Department filed the federal lawsuit on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. As part of the settlement, the energy company also agreed to make... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
State Drought Task Force says county among the fortunate onesThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection put 35 of the state's 6
State Drought Task Force says county among the fortunate ones
Warren Times Observer / Posted 20 days ago
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection put 35 of the state's 67 counties in watch or warning status on Tuesday following a meeting of the Commonwealth Drought Task Force. Erie and Crawford counties are not on the list, but Warren... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Montco Town Weighs Selling Troubled Sewer System28 on Cheltenham's massive infrastructure headache. Two months ago, township M
Montco Town Weighs Selling Troubled Sewer System
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 20 days ago
28 on Cheltenham's massive infrastructure headache. Two months ago, township Manager Bryan Havir told NBC10.com that the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has demanded Cheltenham make widespread upgrades to its sewer system. The... Read more
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TribLIVE
Murrysville waives requirements for mine ‘gob’ pile cleanupwaives requirements for mine 'gob' pile cleanup The 'boney pile,” a large moun
Murrysville waives requirements for mine ‘gob’ pile cleanup
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
waives requirements for mine 'gob' pile cleanup The 'boney pile,” a large mound of leftover mining material that the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is going to regrade, cover with topsoil and seed with grass in White... Read more
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TribLIVE
Reclamation work from 1930s mining can begin in White Valleywork from 1930s mining can begin in White Valley The 'boney pile,” a large mou
Reclamation work from 1930s mining can begin in White Valley
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
work from 1930s mining can begin in White Valley The 'boney pile,” a large mound of leftover mining material that the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is going to regrade, cover with topsoil and seed with grass in White... Read more
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TribLIVE
Roundup: Shale gas production increased last year despite fewer new wells; Catalyst Connection receives $400K federal grantlast year in the state, up from 4.05 trillion the year before, according to an
Roundup: Shale gas production increased last year despite fewer new wells; Catalyst Connection receives $400K federal grant
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
last year in the state, up from 4.05 trillion the year before, according to an annual report released Monday by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Meanwhile, the number of permits issued for drilling wells declined... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Will DEP’s report of Susquehanna River impaired sections keep you out of the water?four-mile section of the Susquehanna River is impaired for fish consumption and
Will DEP’s report of Susquehanna River impaired sections keep you out of the water?
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 21 days ago
four-mile section of the Susquehanna River is impaired for fish consumption and is unsuitable for recreation. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection released a report on Monday, which reveals the lower section of the... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
County accepts grant funds to monitor ZikaThe Cambria County commissioners approved a grant agreement with the Pennsylvan
County accepts grant funds to monitor Zika
Altoona Mirror / Posted 26 days ago
The Cambria County commissioners approved a grant agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for $8,700 that will purchase new equipment to trap the type of mosquitoes that carry the virus. Vector Control Coordinator Mary... Read more
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The Morning Call
Burning question: Should Whitehall allow recreational fires?was not enough data to draw any conclusions. Still, the health warnings from t
Burning question: Should Whitehall allow recreational fires?
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
was not enough data to draw any conclusions. Still, the health warnings from the government organization including the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency were sufficient to convince... Read more
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York Daily Record
York County to watch for ZikaSmith added, just telling people that does not make them more "comfortable." A
York County to watch for Zika
York Daily Record / Posted 27 days ago
Smith added, just telling people that does not make them more "comfortable." And, since there is a potential risk, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has provided the county with a $33,352 one-year grant to monitor... Read more
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The Express-Times
Hundreds of fish found dead in Upper Mount Bethel pondof dead fish." She became concerned about the cause of the massive fish kill,
Hundreds of fish found dead in Upper Mount Bethel pond
The Express-Times / Posted 27 days ago
of dead fish." She became concerned about the cause of the massive fish kill, Zimmerer said. When she contacted the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, officials there said they would not come out to investigate and she... Read more
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The Press and Journal
Zoning board deadlocks 1-1, crematory issue heading for county courtnext to your house?" Fager-Finkenbinder in October 2015 filed an application f
Zoning board deadlocks 1-1, crematory issue heading for county court
The Press and Journal / Posted 28 days ago
next to your house?" Fager-Finkenbinder in October 2015 filed an application for an air quality permit to operate the crematory at the site from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. DEP is continuing to review the appli... Read more
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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 30 days ago
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 30 days ago
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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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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