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2011-05-09 12:51:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will soon begin aerial spraying on more than 1,600 stream miles in 33 Pennsylvania counties to control black flies. The first aerial spraying will take place May 10 along the Delaware River.

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.

2008-07-31 12:00:59

By Josh Mrozinski, The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. Jul. 31--TUNKHANNOCK TWP. -- Bob Daniels has concerns and questions about how natural gas well development could affect the drinking water supply.

2008-07-10 18:00:46

By Kimm R. Montone, The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. Jul. 10--12:30 p.m. MESHOPPEN TWP -- State Police on Thursday released the names of two people who were injured in a fatal crash on Wednesday near the Kiwanis Wyoming County Fairgrounds on Route 6.

2008-06-18 06:00:23

By Josh Mrozinski, The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. Jun. 18--A company is seeking approval to obtain water from municipal systems in Tunkhannock and Meshoppen boroughs for natural gas drilling operations in Susquehanna County. Houston-based Cabot Oil & Gas Corp.

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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.