Latest Susquehanna River Stories

2010-05-03 11:16:00

HOLTWOOD, Pa., May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- While honoring 100 years of generating clean, renewable electricity at the Holtwood hydroelectric plant in Lancaster County, PPL Generation focused on the plant's future Monday (5/3) by breaking ground on a $434 million expansion project that will more than double its production of renewable energy.

2010-04-16 09:30:00

Ag Department, Penn State Extension Invite Residents to Rent Plots HARRISBURG, Pa., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Residents in the area of Selinsgrove, Snyder County, will gain a better understanding of agriculture's important role - and save money - by growing their own food in the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture/Selinsgrove Community Gardens, said Secretary Russell C.

2009-12-10 10:52:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- East Resources, Inc. announced today that it will donate $750,000 to the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) to underwrite the deployment of a remote water quality monitoring network in the upper reaches of the Susquehanna River watershed.

2009-08-24 09:20:00

HERSHEY, Pa., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) has selected Pennsylvania American Water to receive the 2009 Northeast Regional Award of Merit.

2009-05-14 11:00:00

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second time in 13 years, Pennsylvania Game Commission and Philadelphia Zoo officials teamed up to foster a zoo-hatched eagle into a wild nest in the Commonwealth.

2009-05-14 10:27:00

Presidential Executive Order Makes Restoration of Bay a National Priority HARRISBURG, Pa., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger today outlined how new, clearly-defined and attainable nutrient reduction goals for the Chesapeake Bay and a presidential order calling for increased federal participation in the cleanup will accelerate recovery of the bay while greatly improving the health of Pennsylvania's rivers and streams. Hanger represented...

2009-04-22 08:30:00

Aerial Spraying Begins in 33 Counties HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania is launching its annual black fly spraying program to control populations of the insects that pose a nuisance to outdoor recreation, Environmental Protection acting Secretary John Hanger said today. "Controlling black flies helps to ensure that our citizens and visitors can enjoy warm weather outdoor activities without suffering painful bites," Hanger said.

2009-04-09 11:51:00

Federal tax incentives in stimulus package could make proposal to increase clean, renewable energy generation economically feasible ALLENTOWN, Pa., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL announced Thursday (4/9) that it will file a new application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a project that would add 125 megawatts of clean, renewable electric generating capacity at the Holtwood hydroelectric plant on the Susquehanna River in Lancaster County, Pa. "PPL has reconsidered this...

2009-04-07 09:00:00

Plans to Build Three Fish Passages, Remove 10 Tributary Dams Could Create Nearly 270 Jobs HARRISBURG, Pa., April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the effort to aggressively pursue stimulus funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Governor Edward G.

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