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May 11, 2016, 10:39 ET PA DEP Announces Training for Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s)

 The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that training workshops will be held at six locations across the state this...


May 10, 2016, 10:55 ET Pennsylvania DEP and County Conservation Districts Collaborating on Farm Inspection Details in Chesapeake Bay Watershed

 In a briefing to the State Conservation Commission (SCC) today, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) officials will...


May 05, 2016, 12:50 ET Perdue AgriBusiness Granted Air Plan Approval for Lancaster County Soybean Oil Extraction Facility

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today issued an Air Plan Approval to Perdue AgriBusiness, LLC, for the construction...


May 03, 2016, 15:31 ET Pennsylvania State Environmental Officials Band, Inspect Harrisburg's Newest Young Peregrine Falcons

 Officials from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) today banded and inspected the...


May 03, 2016, 09:59 ET Pennsylvania DEP Begins 2016 Ozone Forecasting

 This week Pennsylvania will begin ozone forecasting for 27 counties in Pennsylvania for the 2016 season. DEP monitors ambient ozone...


Apr 27, 2016, 11:38 ET Pennsylvania DEP Expands Particulate Matter Air Monitoring Network

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has launched an unprecedented expansion of the state's fine particulate matter...


Apr 21, 2016, 16:50 ET Independent Regulatory Review Commission Approves Oil and Gas Regulations

The Independent Regulatory Review Council (IRRC) has approved revisions to Pennsylvania's oil and gas drilling regulations today, continuing on the...


Apr 13, 2016, 11:13 ET Pennsylvania DEP Begins Helicopter Spraying to Control Black Flies

 The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has begun aerial spraying on more than 1,600 stream miles in 39 Pennsylvania counties to...


Apr 05, 2016, 13:17 ET Pennsylvania DEP Reignites Initiative to Improve Effectiveness, Consistency of Inspections, Compliance and Enforcement Activities

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is restarting a process to improve statewide consistency in the way DEP conducts...


Mar 31, 2016, 13:46 ET Pennsylvania's Wolf Administration Investing $1.19 Million in Projects to Clean Up Acid Mine Drainage

 Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced the selection of 4 projects to receive $1,193,603 in funding for the rehabilitation of Pennsylvania's...


Mar 29, 2016, 12:10 ET Pennsylvania DEP Suspends Accreditation and Issues Notice of Violation to Vermont Laboratory

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is suspending the accreditation of Analytical Services, Inc., an environmental...


Mar 21, 2016, 14:30 ET Fourteen Environmental Stewardship Projects Earn Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that 17 organizations involved in 14 projects from across the commonwealth will receive the prestigious...


Mar 15, 2016, 09:47 ET PA Department of Environmental Protection Installs Air Sampling Monitors Near Keystone Landfill

 As part of its ongoing monitoring of the Keystone Landfill in Dunmore, Lackawanna County, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental...


Mar 14, 2016, 16:35 ET Registration Open for April 5 Peregrine Falcon Educator's Workshop

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) invites teachers, non-formal educators, homeschoolers and youth group and scout leaders to attend...


Mar 08, 2016, 11:40 ET Pennsylvania DEP Awards Contract to Reclaim Long-Abandoned Ehrenfeld Mine Site in Cambria County

 The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has awarded a $13,455,319 competitively bid contract to Rosebud Mining Company...


Mar 04, 2016, 12:47 ET Pennsylvania DEP GO-TIME Initiative Makes Bidding Process Electronic, Saves Money

 The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today launched the first phase of a new electronic bidding process for DEP construction...


Feb 26, 2016, 14:30 ET Volunteers Needed for Statewide Cleanup, Beautification Effort

 The Pennsylvania Departments of Transportation (PennDOT) and Environmental Protection (DEP) are seeking volunteers for this year's Great...


Feb 18, 2016, 15:11 ET DEP Offers Grants to Support Alternative Fuel Transportation Projects in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is encouraging Pennsylvanian business and community leaders to be better caretakers...


Feb 18, 2016, 11:18 ET Pennsylvania Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force Presents Report, Top 12 Recommendations to Governor Tom Wolf

 In its report to Governor Tom Wolf, the Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force identified a dozen top recommendations, along with a broader set of...


Feb 12, 2016, 10:31 ET Live Feed of Harrisburg's Famous Peregrine Falcons Returns Just in Time for Valentine's Day

Love is in the air in Harrisburg as the city's famous pair of peregrine falcons have returned to their nest on the 15th floor ledge of the Rachel...


Feb 08, 2016, 15:49 ET Pennsylvania Water Systems Not the Cause of Lead Exposure

 An analysis of public water systems in Pennsylvania cities with high lead exposure rates shows that drinking water is not the source of the...


Feb 03, 2016, 12:20 ET PA Environmental Quality Board Passes Updates to Oil and Gas Drilling Regulations

 The Pennsylvania Environmental Quality Board (EQB), an independent board responsible for adopting environmental regulations, passed the...


Feb 02, 2016, 09:13 ET Restored EPA Funding to Help Pennsylvania Farmers Meet Watershed Goals

On the strength of the commonwealth's rebooted strategy to improve clean water in the Susquehanna River watershed, extending into the Chesapeake...


Jan 12, 2016, 11:49 ET Pennsylvania DEP's 2015 Accomplishments Focused on Innovation to Help Restore the Capacity of the Agency that Protects Pennsylvania's Air, Land, Water, and Public Health

 Under the Wolf Administration, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has worked to use innovation to help restore the...


Jan 06, 2016, 12:29 ET Pennsylvania DEP Sends Final Oil and Gas Rules to Environmental Quality Board

 The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) transmitted the final "Environmental Protection Performance Standards at Oil and...