Marcellus Shale

Feature: Great Strides With MEGA-Transect Chestnut Project In PA

October 31, 2014

In 2014, Mike and Kieu Manes played a tremendous role in moving the more»

DEP Publishes Notice Of Proposed Agreement To Clean Up Parts Of Dunkard Creek

October 31, 2014

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 Celebrate Success Of Bucks County Flood Mitigation Program

October 30, 2014

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»

Final South Mountain Speakers Event To Focus On Changing Climate Nov. 13

October 30, 2014

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»

PEC Q/A With Gov. Corbett, Tom Wolf On Environmental Issues, Now You Decide

October 30, 2014

Tuesday, November 4 you get to decide whether Tom Corbett (R) or Tom Wolf (D) will be Governor the next four years. more»

Stormwater Management Design Training In Harrisburg Nov. 13

October 30, 2014

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»

SRBC Holds Hearings On Proposed Rulemaking, Water Project Applications Nov. 6

October 30, 2014

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, Recycle Them In Centre County

October 30, 2014

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»

Oct. 30 DEP News Now Available

October 30, 2014

The October 30 edition of DEP News is now available from the Department of Environmental Protection featuring articles on---- DEP Extends Comment Period On Oil & Gas Enforcement Policy-- more»

Friends Of Allegheny Wilderness Mark 30th Anniversary Of PA Wilderness Act

October 30, 2014

Friends of Allegheny Wilderness Thursday marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of the federal Pennsylvania Wilderness Act permanently protecting the Allegheny Islands and Hickory Creek Wilderness more»

Stormwater Permit In Lititz Boon to Rock ‘n’ Roll Town, Water Quality, Sets Precedent

October 29, 2014

Thanks to the likes of the Bon Jovi, Katy Perry, Willie Nelson and other music stars, the Chesapeake Bay will benefit from cleaner upstream waters in one Susquehanna River tributary. more»

Tapping Our Delaware Watershed, New Monthly Science Café, Kicks Off Nov. 17

October 29, 2014

A new monthly science café brings devotees of water science together for conversations with top experts in the field. more»

Oct. 29 DCNR Resource Newsletter Now Available

October 29, 2014

The October 29 issue of the Resource newsletter is now available from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources featuring articles on---- Corbett Announces $33M In Grants To Improve Recreation, Communit more»

Students Stories: Hard work pays off on mats, in field for landscape major

October 29, 2014

Jonathan Gingrich originally came to Penn State to wrestle, but found another passion -- landscape contracting -- along the way.

Come Fly With Allegheny Land Trust Fund Raiser Nov. 22 In Pittsburgh

October 28, 2014

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»

UGI Urges Eligible Customers To Apply For Heating Grants

October 27, 2014

UGI Utilities, Inc. is encouraging eligible natural gas and electric customers to apply for federal energy assistance dollars to keep their homes warm this winter. more»

DCNR, Local Officials Dedicate Lycoming County Trail Bridge

October 27, 2014

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»

Pasto Ag Museum to look at old logging in Pennsylvania on Nov. 2

October 24, 2014

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.

Wilkinsburg-Penn Authority Fined $114,000 For Drinking Water Disinfection Violations

October 24, 2014

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»

PUC To Electric, Gas Utilities: Prepare Now To Help Consumers This Winter

October 24, 2014

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»

Growing Greener Coalition Finding The Green Guide To Project Funding

October 24, 2014

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»

Marcellus Shale Coalition Releases Unifying America Video

October 24, 2014

Following its annual meeting this week, the Marcellus Shale Coalition released a new year-in-review video titled Shale: Unifying America. more»

PA Wilds Trails Summit Nov. 12-13 In Williamsport

October 23, 2014

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»

PA Environmental Council On Signing Bill Aimed At Blocking PA Climate Plan

October 23, 2014

Davitt Woodwell, PA Environmental Council President & CEO, issued this statement Thursday in response to Gov. more»

PA Environmental Council Statement On Signing Bill Weakening Stream Buffer Rules

October 23, 2014

John Walliser, PA Environmental Council Vice President For Legal & Governmental Affairs, issued this statement Thursday in response to Gov. more»

Alumna's bequest targets scholarships and THON for support

October 23, 2014

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.

Bitten by botany bug: Environmental major researches 'scars'

October 23, 2014

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.

EPA Invites Applications For Smart Growth Technical Assistance

October 23, 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday invited communities to apply for technical assistance to implement smart growth development approaches. more»

Penn State Extension Oct. 23 Watershed Winds Newsletter Now Available

October 23, 2014

The October 23 Watershed Winds newsletter is now available from Penn State Extension featuring articles on---- more»

PA Green Ribbon Schools Nominations Due To Dept. Of Education Dec. 8

October 23, 2014

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»

PUC Explores Extension Of Utility-Based Energy Efficiency, Conservation Programs

October 23, 2014

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 PA Beautiful Urges Residents To Become Involved In America Recycles Day Nov. 15

October 23, 2014

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»

CBF-PA Statement On Gov. Corbett Signing Anti-Buffer Bill

October 22, 2014

Harry Campbell, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Pennsylvania Executive Director, issued this statement Wednesday following Gov. Corbett’s signing of House Bill 1565 (Hahn-R-Northampton). more»

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