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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Thousands of gallons of manure released into Pequea Township creekare underway in Pequea Township after an estimated 250,000 gallons of manure wa
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
are underway in Pequea Township after an estimated 250,000 gallons of manure was released into a creek. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, a manure storage facility at a farm ruptured Monday... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
4 Spills in 5 Days: New Bills Call for Pipeline Oversightto affect residents who live and work near the pipeline. At least 16 inadverte
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 4 days ago
to affect residents who live and work near the pipeline. At least 16 inadvertent water returns have been recorded by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection between May and September in Delaware and Chester counties. Four more... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
STILL BURNING: Good portion of Jeanesville mine blaze extinguishedhas a mining operation in Stockton — one of the largest single anthracite mines
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
has a mining operation in Stockton — one of the largest single anthracite mines in the United States — has applied to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to transfer an existing mining permit from Pagnotti Enterprises,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley Watershed Conference coming to Lehigh Universitythroughout the Valley the last year or so.” One of the main focuses of the con
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
throughout the Valley the last year or so.” One of the main focuses of the conference is the health of area waters and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Assessment Section Chief Gary Walters will be on hand to talk about the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Increasing costs squeezing Easton's 2018 budgetthe EPA’s new requirements on combined sewer overflows will lead to a new storm
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
the EPA’s new requirements on combined sewer overflows will lead to a new stormwater fee in the first quarter of 2018. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the EPA require an MS4 permit to discharge stormwater into the... Read more
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Philly.com
Natural gas drillers spend more than $60 million to woo Pa. legislaturePost-Gazette reporter Laura Legere contributed to this article. The Inquirer a
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
Post-Gazette reporter Laura Legere contributed to this article. The Inquirer and Post-Gazette used data from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to get a list of all companies with active wells in the state that would... Read more
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Times News
Polk Township plans to suspend electronic recyclingsaid it is scheduled to be completed by Oct. 23. Polk Township Engineer Russel
Times News / Posted 23 days ago
said it is scheduled to be completed by Oct. 23. Polk Township Engineer Russell Kresge Jr. said it seems that the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has allowed the contractor a “little wiggle room” and he believes that... Read more
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TribLIVE
5 things to know about today’s ‘Code Orange’ air alertin the air after a summer rain creates a hazy skyline of Pittsburgh as seen fro
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
in the air after a summer rain creates a hazy skyline of Pittsburgh as seen from Greentree on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has issued a “code orange” air quality alert for the Pittsburgh area for... Read more
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TribLIVE
State issues air quality alert for Tuesday; pollution unhealthy for ‘sensitive’ groupscertain pollution-producing activities by: • Setting air conditioner thermosta
TribLIVE / Posted 26 days ago
certain pollution-producing activities by: • Setting air conditioner thermostats to a higher temperature. Source: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has issued an... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Susquehanna County, public left in dark about methane leaksaid in an email. DTE reported the release to the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
said in an email. DTE reported the release to the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. "Under DEP regulations, the operator would have also needed to alert... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
County, public remained in dark about big methane leaksaid in an email. DTE reported the release to the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 26 days ago
said in an email. DTE reported the release to the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. "Under DEP regulations, the operator would have also needed to alert... Read more
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The Brown and White
DEP fines Bangor sewer authority for releasing chlorine in Martins Creek resulting in fish killmistakenly released a large amount of chlorine gas into the Martins Creek, whic
The Brown and White / Posted 27 days ago
mistakenly released a large amount of chlorine gas into the Martins Creek, which killed numerous fish, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. The DEP and the authority recently agreed to terms of a Consent... Read more
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The Morning Call
West Nile virus spreads to Lehigh and Northampton countiesbring the state total up to 12 human cases in 2017 — eight men and four women —
The Morning Call / Posted 30 days ago
bring the state total up to 12 human cases in 2017 — eight men and four women — spanning 10 counties, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Only one of these cases was found in a minor; the rest were adults ages... Read more

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