On November 1 the Department of Environmental Protection published notice of a proposed consent order and agreement with Dana Mining and AMD Reclamation, Inc. to collect and treat acid mine drainage discharges from abandoned underground coal mines in the Dunkard Creek Watershed in Greene County. more»
Government officials, partners and homeowners gathered along the Neshaminy Creek in Langhorne, Bucks County this week to celebrate the completion of a 12-year, $27 million flood mitigation project made possible through the cooperation of local and federal governments.Flooding has historically been a problem in Bucks County. more»
How a changing climate is affecting the region and Pennsylvania will be the topic of the final lecture in the 2014 South Mountain Speakers Series on November 13 at Dickinson College in Carlisle."Changing Climate in the South Mountain Region: How a Changing Global Climate is Affecting the Local Landscap more»
The Department of Environmental Protection invites county and city planners, engineers, developers, redevelopment authorities and community leaders to attend a training session about stormwater management control for permitted activities on November 13, in Harrisburg.The training will be held more»
The Susquehanna River Basin Commission will receive public comment at two separate hearings on November 6. at the Pennsylvania State Capitol, Room 8E-B, East Wing, Commonwealth Avenue, Harrisburg. more»
Don’t trash that campaign sign! Bring it to the Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority and have it recycled between November 5th and November 28th.Recycling is available between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday to Building A, at the Authority. Come through the main doors and look for the drop-off box. more»
Please join Allegheny Land Trust at the National Aviary on Pittsburgh’s North Side for a fundraiser celebration of 20 years of land conservation excellence on November 22 featuring a VIP hour from 6 to 7 p.m. more»
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti Monday joined state and local officials and hiking enthusiasts on the Black Forest Trail in the Tiadaghton State Forest District to dedicate a new bridge spanning Slate Run in the village of Slate Run, Lycoming County.“For all of you who patiently aw more»
Penn State's Pasto Agricultural Museum will hold an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 2 to look at historic logging and timber production. Museum staff will share photos and stories from the late 1800s and early 1900s when Williamsport was the logging capital of the world.
The Department of Environmental Protection Friday announced they fined the Wilkinsburg Penn Joint Water Authority in Allegheny County $114,000 for failing to maintain adequate disinfection of water the Authority delivered to its customers in November 2013. more»
As the Public Utility Commission marks the 12th year of its “Prepare Now” initiative, Friday it reminded electric and natural gas utilities to take extra steps to help consumers – especially those on limited and fixed incomes, to “Prepare Now” for winter heating costs.A more»
The Growing Greener Coalition now has available a guide to finding funding for your conservation, restoration or recreation project called Finding The Green.The purpose of this single-source guide is to provide an overview of funding opportunities that may be of more»
The PA Wilds Trails Summit will be held November 12-13 at the Genetti Hotel and Convention Center in Williamsport.The Summit provides local governments, trail professionals, advocates, volunteers, and users with a venue for sharing practical, up-to-date trail management and advocacy skills; a more»
Students in two Penn State colleges and children fighting pediatric cancer stand to benefit from the generosity of alumna Cheryl Smith Hay, of Barrington, New Hampshire, who has pledged part of her future estate to support scholarships and the IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon.
Penn State offers a wide variety of summer internship opportunities to its students. For senior Dylan Kubina, one of the most important guidelines for her research is a simple one -- don’t forget the bug spray.
The PA Association of Environmental Educators Thursday announced nominations for the 2014-15 Green Ribbon Schools are now being accepted by the Department of Education through December 8.“On behalf of Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq, we are pleased to announce that the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) will once again participate in the U. more»
The Public Utility Commission Thursday launched the process to implement a potential Phase III for the state’s Act 129 energy efficiency and conservation (EE&C) programs.The Commission voted 5-0 to begin the process to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of a potential Phase III EE&C program and deter more»
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Thursday urged Pennsylvanians to become involved in America Recycles Day on November 15 to celebrate the contributions recycling makes to protecting our environment and to help raise awareness about the value of reducing, reusing and recycling – every day – throughout the year more»