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2014-07-14 16:21:36

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced it has awarded a $1.66 million grant to the Clean Streams Foundation, Inc. (CSF) to maintain acid mine drainage (AMD) treatment facilities in Butler, Cambria, Clarion and Venango counties. This grant will allow CSF to operate and maintain nine existing water treatment plants that remove AMD from nearby waterways. This includes costs incurred for water...

2014-05-27 23:04:41

Supports Waste Coal Tax Credit with Environmental Benefits Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Elected officials, organized labor and businesses today launched a coalition to help supplement Pennsylvania’s efforts to clean up and reclaim abandoned mine damaged waterways and lands. The coalition, “Better Water Pennsylvania,” endorses and supports Senate Bill 1346 by PA State Senator Don White (R-Indiana), which would establish an energy and reclamation tax credit for the waste coal...

2014-05-13 12:25:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett announced today that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is now accepting applications for the Growing Greener Grant Program for watershed protection and abandoned mine drainage projects, the agency announced today. Local governments, non-profits, schools, municipal authorities and watershed associations are eligible to apply. "Each year, these grants are offered to deserving environmental...


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