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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 year...


Apr 28, 2014, 01:00 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 25, 2014, 01:25 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, 02:21 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 Susquehanna River ...


Apr 15, 2014, 03:00 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, 03:19 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, 02:30 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 for...


Apr 02, 2014, 02:23 ET Pennsylvania DEP to Hold Webinar on Chapter 105 Proposed Technical Guidance Documents

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that it will hold a webinar at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, April 10 to discuss Chapter 105...


Apr 01, 2014, 10:01 ET DEP Reminds Pennsylvanians to "Pick it up" During Earth Month

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today reminded residents that April is Earth Month. The theme for Earth Month is "Pick it up PA,"...


Mar 24, 2014, 04:18 ET Pennsylvania Continues to Reduce Water Pollution in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that efforts to reduce pollution in Pennsylvania's Chesapeake Bay Watershed continue ...


Mar 20, 2014, 10:45 ET Pennsylvania DEP to Hold Webinar on Chapter 105 General Permit Processing Updates

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that it will be holding a webinar on Wednesday, March 26 at 9:30 a.m. to discuss...


Feb 25, 2014, 01:14 ET Corbett Administration Announces $8 Million in Alternative Fuel Vehicle Incentive Grants in Pennsylvania

Governor Tom Corbett and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that its Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (AFIG) program...


Feb 18, 2014, 12:34 ET Pennsylvania DEP Fines Halliburton for Repeated Violations of Solid Waste Management Act

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is fining Halliburton Energy Services $1.8 million for 255 violations of the Solid Waste Management...


Feb 14, 2014, 01:34 ET Pennsylvania DEP Turns on High-Definition Falcon Cam in Time for Mating Season

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today launched its annual live, 24-hour-a-day webcast of a nesting pair of peregrine falcons who...


Feb 10, 2014, 12:34 ET Governor Corbett Announces Energy-Efficiency, Pollution-Prevention Grants Awarded to 134 Small Businesses

Governor Tom Corbett announced today that the Department of Environmental Protection has awarded $996,713 in grants to help 134 small businesses...


Jan 22, 2014, 11:34 ET Governor Corbett Announces 118 Grants to Protect, Improve Watersheds in 40 Counties

Governor Tom Corbett announced today that the Department of Environmental Protection will invest more than $20.65 million in watershed protection...


Jan 22, 2014, 04:24 ET EQB Extends Public Comment Period, Holds Two Additional Public Hearings on Proposed Oil and Gas Regulations

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Environmental Quality Board (EQB) announced today that the public comment period and series...


Jan 16, 2014, 11:00 ET Pennsylvania DEP Unveils Susquehanna River Study Video

DEP today announced the launch of an all-new educational video about the ongoing water quality study on the Susquehanna River. "This video...


Jan 07, 2014, 10:15 ET DEP Reminds Pennsylvanians to Apply for 2014 Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards

The Department of Environmental Protection is reminding environmental stewards that there are two weeks left to apply for the 2014 Governor's...


Jan 02, 2014, 11:20 ET DEP's Award-Winning Exhibit Returns to the Farm Show

The Department of Environmental Protection will display its interactive "DEP at Home" exhibit during the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in the Main Hall ...


Jan 02, 2014, 03:20 ET Pennsylvania Continues Successful Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that a Climate Change Action Plan Update was submitted to Governor Tom Corbett and...


Jan 02, 2014, 03:10 ET DEP Reminds Pennsylvanians that January is Radon Action Month

The Department of Environmental Protection reminded Pennsylvanians today that January is National Radon Action Month. Radon is a colorless, odorless, ...


Dec 18, 2013, 04:43 ET DEP Reminds Pennsylvanians 'Tis the Season to Recycle Electronics

This holiday season, many people will receive new TVs and computers, often as replacements for older electronics. DEP reminds Pennsylvanians to...


Dec 18, 2013, 04:00 ET Pennsylvania DEP to Hold Webinars on Permit Revision for Temporary Road Crossings

The Department of Environmental Protection announced today that it will be holding two webinars, one on Friday, Dec. 20, at 10 a.m., and one on...