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2013-09-17 23:28:13

National Energy Technologies, a large facility conservation company is sponsoring an event for John Hanger. Meet this leading democratic candidate for Governor who is also a champion to the green energy industry, Monday Sept 23rd 6:00 to 8:00 Paddy Whacks Bar & Grille Comly and the Boulevard Rt 1 NE Philadelphia. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 If you are one of the many tens of thousands of Pennsylvania residents that service or used to work in the “green” energy...

2011-01-11 14:43:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Years of steady progress toward cleaner air have paid off for Pennsylvania, Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger said today. Philadelphia and surrounding counties have reached air quality levels for the 8-hour health-based ozone standard established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 1997. Today, every area in the state has achieved air quality attainment of the 1997 standard, compared to the 37...

2011-01-04 10:58:00

Greatest Impact to Land, Structures Found in Greene, Washington Counties HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the Department of Environmental Protection and the University of Pittsburgh is providing the commonwealth with valuable information that will be used to better understand and prevent underground mine subsidence from damaging aboveground property and water supplies, which continues to be a problem in southwestern Pennsylvania. The report,...

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. Environmental Protection Agency has outlined its final "pollution diet" for states in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, Pennsylvania's top environmental and agriculture officials say the state is ready to do its part to improve water quality. Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger and...

2010-12-23 13:55:00

Report to EPA Also Recommends Streams, Rivers for 'Impaired' Status HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although Pennsylvania has made great progress in cleaning up its rivers, streams, lakes, wetlands and other water bodies, Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger said that a new report submitted to the federal government today shows there are still challenges threatening Pennsylvania's water quality. The report, entitled "2010 Pennsylvania...

2010-12-15 17:30:00

Additional $500,000 to Reimburse DEP for Investigative Costs; DEP to Drop Montrose Water Line Plan Given Uncertain Prospects HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Residents of Dimock Township, Susquehanna County, who have had their drinking water supplies contaminated by natural gas will each receive a share of $4.1 million that Cabot Oil and Gas Co. will pay under a settlement negotiated by the Department of Environmental Protection and the company. The settlement,...

2010-12-09 14:17:00

Rules Will Complement PA's Unprecedented Improvements to Industry Oversight HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger today reacted to the Delaware River Basin Commission's release of proposed regulations that would govern water withdrawals for natural gas drilling throughout the watershed, as well as how those operations develop wells and manage wastewater. "The DRBC's action represents a good first step that is...

2010-12-07 10:41:00

Berks County Firm Receives $235,000 Clean Diesel Grant to Replace Four Coaches KUTZTOWN, Pa., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger and Steven G. Haddad, president of Carl R. Bieber, Inc., of Kutztown, announced today that a $235,000 state grant will help the commercial bus line operator replace four old, inefficient motor coaches with newer models that can run on homegrown fuels and will emit less pollution. Hanger said the company's...

2010-11-23 09:52:00

DEP Secretary Credits Investments, Policies Leading to Expansion and Jobs in Promising Industry HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania is now one of the leading states in the nation for clean solar energy, Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger said today while highlighting new data from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL's latest open photovoltaic survey ranks Pennsylvania third nationally in the number of solar projects...

2010-11-18 12:12:00

Regulations Move to Attorney General for Approval HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A set of new standards that will make natural gas wells safer were approved unanimously today on a vote of 5-0 by the state's Independent Regulatory Review Commission, Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger said today. Hanger praised the IRRC vote, saying the new regulations will, among other things, impose more stringent construction standards on gas wells, making them less...


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