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2013-02-19 16:21:53

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced today that it will invest more than $18.7 million in watershed protection projects intended to improve watersheds, stormwater runoff, acid mine drainage and educational programs, among other environmental efforts. "Protecting the waters of the commonwealth is key to DEP's mission," DEP Secretary Mike Krancer said. "Providing these grants is a major component of continued excellence...

2012-04-06 10:20:12

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will begin its annual black fly control aerial spray program on Monday, April 9, starting with nearly 220 stream miles in several mid-state counties. The spraying will take place on the Juniata River in Dauphin, Juniata, Mifflin and Perry counties; Conewago Creek in York County; Conodoguinet Creek in Cumberland County; and Penns Creek in Snyder and Union counties. DEP uses BTI, a naturally...

2007-07-04 06:18:34

By Dena Pauling, The Centre Daily Times, State College, Pa. Jul. 4--SPRING MILLS -- Penns Valley Area School District officials searched statewide for a year. But in the end, they looked no farther than Centre County in finding educators to fill two of the school district's top administrative positions. During a special meeting Tuesday night, school board members appointed Penns Valley's assistant superintendent, Brian K. Griffith, to the office of superintendent effective Jan. 1,...