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Jul 24, 2014, 11:00 ET

Pennsylvania DEP Extends Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced the extension of the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate program, which will continue...

Jul 22, 2014, 12:40 ET

Auditor General Performance Report Validates Pennsylvania DEP's Work Regarding Unconventional Gas Drilling Activities

The Auditor General's Office today released the Special Audit of DEP's Performance in Monitoring Potential Impact to Water Quality from Shale Gas...

Jul 14, 2014, 14:00 ET

DEP Awards $1.66 Million to Clean Streams Foundation for Abandoned Mine Drainage

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced it has awarded a $1.66 million grant to the Clean Streams Foundation, Inc. (CSF)...

Jun 23, 2014, 14:32 ET

DEP Offers Online Refresher Training Program for X-Ray Equipment Operators

The Department of Environmental Protection announced today it has partnered with a professor of health physics from Bloomsburg University to...

Jun 13, 2014, 11:26 ET

New Oil and Gas Permit Fees to go Into Effect June 14

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that the Environmental Quality Board (EQB) adopted a final rulemaking increasing...

May 21, 2014, 14:22 ET

Pennsylvania DEP Releases 2013 Susquehanna River Study Report

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today released the 2013 Susquehanna River Sampling Report, detailing the latest results from the...

May 21, 2014, 11:34 ET

Pennsylvania DEP Citizens' Advisory Council Releases 2013 Annual Report, Invites New Members

The Citizens' Advisory Council (CAC) to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today released its annual report detailing activities and...

May 19, 2014, 15:34 ET

Registration Deadline Extended for Public Hearings on Emissions Reduction Proposal in Allegheny, Dauphin, and Montgomery Counties

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that the Environmental Quality Board (EQB) has extended the registration...

May 16, 2014, 14:44 ET

West Nile Virus-Carrying Mosquito Detected

The Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Health today reported the first detection in 2014 of a West Nile Virus-carrying...

May 07, 2014, 10:58 ET

Pennsylvania DEP Releases First-Ever Oil and Gas Annual Report, Unveils Video Highlighting Work of Dedicated Oil and Gas Staff

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced it has released the 2013 Oil and Gas Annual Report, along with a video...

May 05, 2014, 12:12 ET

Pennsylvania DEP Celebrates Drinking Water Week, 30 Year Anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act

 The Department of Environment Protection (DEP) is celebrating National Drinking Water Week from May 4 to 10 by recognizing the 30th...

Apr 29, 2014, 14:00 ET

DEP, DCED and PennDOT Participate in Successful Meeting of the Council of Great Lakes Governors

Representatives from the departments of Environmental Protection, Community and Economic Development and Transportation joined dignitaries...

Apr 28, 2014, 13:00 ET

DEP Accepting Applications for 2014 Pennsylvania State Clean Diesel Grants

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that applications are now being accepted for the Pennsylvania State Clean Diesel...

Apr 28, 2014, 11:41 ET

Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Issues Proclamation Celebrating Air Quality Awareness Week

Governor Tom Corbett today issued a proclamation recognizing April 28 through May 2, 2014, as Air Quality Awareness Week in Pennsylvania. This...

Apr 25, 2014, 13:25 ET

Pennsylvania DEP Releases 2014 Integrated Waters Report

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today released the 2014 Pennsylvania Integrated Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report,...

Apr 22, 2014, 11:29 ET

Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Awards 111 Grants for Environmental Education and Stewardship

 Governor Tom Corbett today announced that he is awarding $309,626 in environmental education grants to 111 schools, universities, non-profit...

Apr 16, 2014, 14:21 ET

Pennsylvania DEP Releases 2014 Susquehanna River Sampling Plan

 The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today released a work plan outlining efforts to continue studying and sampling the...

Apr 15, 2014, 15:00 ET

DEP Awards 26 Counties Nearly $2.1 Million in West Nile Virus Grants

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced it is awarding nearly $2.1 million in West Nile Virus (WNV) Control Program Grants...

Apr 10, 2014, 15:19 ET

Pennsylvania DEP Urges EPA to Consider State Differences When Developing Framework for Emissions Guidelines for Existing Fossil Fuel-Fired Power Plants

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today submitted a white paper to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), urging them to...

Apr 03, 2014, 14:30 ET

Pennsylvania DEP's Live Webcast of Peregrine Falcon Banding Set for May 13

The Department of Environmental Protection and Pennsylvania Game Commission today invited students, teachers and non-formal educators to tune in...

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