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Sep 06, 2012, 11:22 ET

Lake Erie Cleanup Seeks Volunteers to Collect Trash on Sept. 15

Event Marks 10th Anniversary; New Sites Added  The Department of Environmental Protection invites the public to improve the Lake...

Sep 12, 2011, 11:00 ET

Public Invited to Join Massive Lake Erie Regional Cleanup Set for Sept. 17

The Department of Environmental Protection and local organizations are inviting the public to help clean up the Lake Erie watershed as part of the...

Apr 08, 2011, 16:20 ET

DEP Orders McKean County Resident to Plug Three Abandoned Wells near Recent House Explosion Site

The Department of Environmental Protection has ordered a resident of Bradford Township, McKean County, to plug three abandoned non-Marcellus wells...

Jun 17, 2010, 10:48 ET

Erie Coke Pays $6 Million Penalty; Agrees to Upgrade Coke Ovens, Improve Facilities

Court to Enforce Order, Settle Air Quality Violations The Department of Environmental Protection today filed in Commonwealth Court a consent...