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2011-05-10 15:37:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state departments of Environmental Protection and Agriculture, in collaboration with American Farmland Trust (AFT), plan to celebrate the partnership that has led to nutrient reductions for the Chesapeake Bay watershed. AFT will host an event to donate to DEP and the Department of Agriculture 4,023 nitrogen credits earned by five farmers from Lancaster, Clinton and Northumberland counties who participated in AFT's Best Management...

2010-12-29 13:00:00

State's Comprehensive Cost-Effective Plan to Build on Significant Past Pollution Reductions, Keep Industries Viable HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now that the U.S.

2010-08-24 14:57:00

Regulations Drive Industry Investment in Technologies that Treat Wastewater HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug.

2010-07-09 14:34:00

No Statewide or Regional Declarations in Effect HARRISBURG, Pa., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and other state and federal agencies continue to monitor water and moisture levels throughout Pennsylvania to assess the severity of dry conditions that would signal the beginning of a drought.

2010-05-21 12:12:00

Clean Streams Law Prohibits Discharging Chlorinated Water to Storm Sewers HARRISBURG, Pa., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As pools across Pennsylvania prepare to open for the season, the Department of Environmental Protection is reminding private and public pool owners, as well as pool management companies, that pool and chlorinated wastewater must be handled responsibly. "With warmer weather here, many residents and municipalities are getting their pools ready for the summer," said DEP...

2010-04-20 15:59:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger today honored 16 Pennsylvania individuals, organizations and businesses for outstanding efforts to protect and restore watersheds, reduce pollution and conserve energy, educate the public on environmental issues and revitalize communities. The annual Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence recognizes efforts and investments to turn environmental problems into opportunities and promote...

2010-04-15 12:07:00

Suspends Review of Cabot's New Drilling Permit Applications; Orders Company to Plug Wells, Install Residential Water Systems, Pay $240,000 in Fines HARRISBURG, Pa., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection today issued a sweeping order requiring Cabot Oil & Gas Corp.

2009-08-24 15:23:00

New Online Application Available HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger today announced that DEP's Water Planning Office will begin accepting applications for federal fiscal year 2010 coastal zone grants.

2009-05-22 15:58:00

Viewers Invited to Watch Wednesday, May 27 HARRISBURG, Pa., May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and the Pennsylvania Game Commission will conduct a live Webcast of the annual peregrine falcon banding on Wednesday, May 27.

2009-02-12 10:00:00

Proposed Sliding Scale Structure Better Reflects DEP's True Cost of Permitting, Inspection Work HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning Feb.


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