Monday, March 27, 2017

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Pennsylvania DEP awards Winslow Township mine reclamation project to P & N Coal Company

P & N Coal Company, Inc. won a bid from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to manage the mine reclamation project in Jefferson County’s Winslow Township.
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Air quality plan approval granted by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Department of Environmental Protection approved an air quality plan approval for Moxie Freedom Energy LLC of Virginia to construct and operate a 1050-megawatt natural gas-fired power plant in Salem Township, Luzerne County.
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State agency to hold public meeting on mine-fire reclamation project

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) said on Thursday that it will hold a public information session on its Powderly Creek Northeast Underground Mine Fire Reclamation project, set to begin soon in Carbondale in Lackawanna County.
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Penn State team releases report on effects of climate change in Pennsylvania

A multidisciplinary team from Penn State University released a report on the impact of climate change on Aug. 27 that shows the state is facing high summer temperatures, severe storms and changes to water quality and agriculture.
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Pennsylvania DEP approves plan to fix sewer overflows in Johnstown

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently announced that it has approved the City of Johnstown’s Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) Abatement Plan, which was created as per the terms of a July 2010 Consent Order and Agreement.
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Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection recognizes 20th anniversary of Land Recycling Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) released a video on Tuesday to honor the 20th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s land recycling laws, featuring Gov. Tom Wolf and former Gov. Tom Ridge, who signed them into law in 1995.
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