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2010-04-13 12:09:00

Trout Opener Prompts Reminder on Wildfire Dangers, State Forest Road Closures HARRISBURG, Pa., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A newly reopened Poe Valley State Park and its lake - once again stocked with trout -- await anglers traveling to central and northern Pennsylvania for Saturday's opening of the regular trout season. The park in Centre County was closed four years ago for a large-scale rehabilitation project.

2010-03-11 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A cooperative partnership that includes the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is helping local organizations protect and conserve Pennsylvania's coldwater stream habitats - waterways that are critical to the health of the state's wild trout fisheries. The Coldwater Heritage Partnership - which also includes Pennsylvania Trout Unlimited, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, and the Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds...

2009-10-28 09:01:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture producers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed and the general public are invited to learn more about a federal executive order and recommendations aimed at protecting the bay, acting Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding said today.

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.

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2009-07-31 10:16:22

Pesticides from homes and farms contribute significantly to the deterioration of the Chesapeake Bay, U.S.

2009-07-28 15:56:00

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is investigating a natural gas well leak at an East Resources well in McNett Township, Lycoming County. "East Resources is cooperating fully with our investigation, and has already implemented measures to stop the leak," said DEP Northcentral Regional Director Robert Yowell.

2009-07-21 09:00:00

DOVER, Del., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) announced today that it has received all public service commission regulatory approvals required for its merger with Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU) (NYSE Amex: FPU).


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