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2012-07-18 06:23:32

New Facility in Tioga County a First for Pennsylvania ANTRIM, Pa., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Mike Krancer today opened a valve allowing treated acid mine water from the Antrim treatment plant in Tioga County to power a turbine and begin generating electricity to run the facility. "This micro-hydro plant is the first of its kind in Pennsylvania to use acid mine water to generate renewable energy while creating no air or...

2009-09-08 09:00:00

Sterile From Mine Drainage for 100 Years, Creek Now Supports Thriving Fishery HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger today announced that DEP has petitioned to have Babb Creek in Tioga County removed from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's list of impaired streams, culminating two decades of work to restore a stream that had been dead for more than a century. Babb Creek winds through some of the most remote country in...