Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection News

PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Wolf Administration Announces Funding Available to Help Farmers and Communities Improve Water Quality in Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Today, the Wolf Administration announced the availability of funding to help Chesapeake Bay Watershed communities reduce pollutants in local streams and rivers.
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PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Wolf Administration Awards Grants to Support Clean Energy Vehicle Projects in Northcentral Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today awarded over $367,000 in grants to three clean energy vehicle projects in northcentral Pennsylvania that will help improve air quality and public health.
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PA Environmental Quality Board approves updated oil and gas drilling regulations

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently announces updates to the state’s oil and gas drilling regulations, which the Environmental Quality Board (EQB) recently approved.
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Pennsylvania DEP advances final regulation on oil and gas well sites

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently advanced its final “Environmental Protection Performance Standards at Oil and Gas Well Sites” regulation to the Environmental Quality Board (EQB) for review.
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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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State adds 15 days to comment period for oil and gas well site performance standards revisions

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced Monday the extension of the public comment period for revisions to oil and gas well site standards, as well as the addition of three public hearings.
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Penn. DEP gives Allegheny municipalities more time to explore green options

Allegheny County Sanitary Authority customers have 18 more months on consent orders and agreements.
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Public hearing held on Purdue Grain and Oil Seed Facility

Pennsylvania DEP sought public feedback on proposed Conoy Township project.
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