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Harrisburg, PA – Based on a multi-agency, multi-year study of one of the most complex river systems in Pennsylvania, the two most likely causes for the population decline of smallmouth bass in the Susquehanna River are endocrine-disrupting compounds and herbicides; and pathogens and parasites. The...
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is offering rebates to Pennsylvania residents to assist with the cost of purchasing an alternative fuel vehicle. “Alternative fuel vehicles are good for the climate and are a part of building a sustainable Pennsylvania,” DEP Secretary John Quigley...
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has determined, through a two-year long air monitoring program, that dust from the Blaschak Coal Mine operations in the boroughs of Lattimer and Pardeesville, Luzerne County is not a danger to residents in the immediate area and the...
Winterization increases energy efficiency, reducing energy use and saving money   Harrisburg, PA – While it might not feel like it, colder winter weather is on the way and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection wants all residents to stay safe and warm this winter by properly...
MAHONING TOWNSHIP, PA – On October, 1, 2015, the snip of over-sized scissors on a dark blue ribbon sparked loud cheers that perfectly captured the excitement surrounding opening the first 0.4 miles of the North Branch Canal Trail. Already a decade in the works, the trail will eventually cover 12...
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is issuing a Notice of Violation to JKLM Energy after the chemical release from JKLM’s Reese Hollow 118 well pad on September 18, 2015. The wellpad is located in Sweden Township.  The Notice of Violation includes: Failure to prevent pollution...
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is reminding Pennsylvanians about the importance of onlot septic system maintenance.   This annual initiative, led by DEP and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), encourages residents to learn about and properly maintain...
Conservation/Beautification Opportunities!Bald Eagle Creek Clean Up EventSeptember 12, 2015, 9:30AM-1:30 PMJoin Caring Community Members & Clinton County CleanScapes (CCC) in Removing Man-made Debris & Tires from Bald EagleCreek, Bald Eagle Twp., Clinton County. All registered participants...
Pennsylvanians should prepare for dangerously high summer temperatures and more severe storms, increased threat of certain diseases carried by insects, and drastic changes to agriculture and water quality, according to a new report on the impact of climate change from Penn State University. The...
A beaver found along Pine Creek, Lycoming County has tested positive for rabies, the Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed. The department urges anyone who may have been bitten or exposed to saliva, fluids, or tissue from a beaver to call the Lycoming County State Health Center Monday-...

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