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2012-03-23 06:20:53

Next Auction Planned for June 13 HARRISBURG, Pa., March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) and the Department of Environmental Protection, along with financial information services company Markit, has held the first "forward" auction in 2012 for the sale and purchase of nutrient credits in Pennsylvania's Chesapeake Bay watershed. A "forward" auction means that the certified credits sold on March 21 will be delivered later...

2012-02-27 09:20:00

Information Request Seeks Records From Susquehanna River Basin Commission To Demonstrate Whether It Has Been Doing Its Water Resources Protection Job MILANVILLE, Pa., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The citizen group Damascus Citizens for Sustainability (DCS) has filed a public records request to force the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC), which includes officials from Pennsylvania, New York State, Maryland and the federal government, to show what, if anything, it has...

2012-01-25 09:45:00

In the news release, Game Commissioners Propose 2012-13 Seasons and Bag Limits, issued 24-Jan-2012 by Pennsylvania Game Commission over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the fourth article, fifth paragraph, first sentence, should read "and a concurrent bear/deer season in WMUs 3D, 4C, 4D, and 4E, on Nov. 28-Dec. 1" rather than "and a concurrent bear/deer season in WMUs 3D, 4C, 4D, 4E, 5B and 5C on Nov. 26-Dec. 1" as originally issued inadvertently. In the fourth article,...

2012-01-24 16:12:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave preliminary approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for 2012-13, including a move to allow Mentored Youth Hunting Program participants to take part in fall turkey seasons. Other changes include expanded bear hunting opportunities in urban/suburban Wildlife Management Units (WMUs); additional small game season dates prior to Christmas; the addition of WMU 4C...

2011-12-06 09:20:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Planned repairs to the inflatable dam on the Susquehanna River will shorten the 2012 boating season at Shikellamy State Park, Sunbury, Northumberland County, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) said today. The repair work on the Adam T. Bower Memorial Inflatable Dam is timed to take advantage of favorable weather and river-flow conditions as DCNR embarks on major construction at the 2,100 foot-long dam forming...

2011-09-12 15:15:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Severe flooding along the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania that began late last week has had minimal operational impact on power plants owned by subsidiaries of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL). Plant staff operated the facilities safely, and the flooding caused no appreciable damage to facilities. PPL companies operate the Susquehanna nuclear power plant, the Montour and Brunner Island coal-fired power plants, and the Holtwood hydroelectric plant...

2011-08-24 14:38:00

MILLERSBURG, Pa., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today toured the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Arts as a part of his two-day kayak tour of central Pennsylvania. The governor is promoting Pennsylvania's natural resources and the great quality of life our vast recreational opportunities provide. The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art was founded in 1993 to celebrate the life and works of its namesake, the nationally recognized wildlife artist, naturalist...

2011-08-22 20:18:00

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Corwin has tangled with wildlife in every corner of the world, from horned vipers in Morocco to red pandas in the Himalayas throughout a globetrotting career that has seen him build an audience of more than 13 million viewers worldwide. Now, he will focus his talent and energy on the Chesapeake Bay watershed, a singular natural resource that is home to 17 million people. Corwin today announced that he has joined Expedition...

2011-08-22 10:45:00

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide TV personality and renowned outdoor educator Jeff Corwin leads a two day Kayak Tour on the headwaters of the Susquehanna River as part of the Expedition Chesapeake initiative. Expedition Chesapeake, a multi-media educational and entertainment experience anchored by an IMAX film, is designed to educate and inspire the 17 million residents of the Chesapeake Bay watershed to become more aware of this national treasure. WHO: Jeff...

2011-07-21 14:19:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an air quality action day for Friday, July 22, in the Pittsburgh, Liberty-Clairton, Philadelphia, Susquehanna Valley and Lehigh Valley regions. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the effects of air pollution...