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DEP Announces Employment Opportunity in Mining Program

07/20/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has an opening for qualified candidates for a Blasting and Explosives Inspector in the Pottsville District Mining Office.

ADVISORY – WIND RIDGE – JULY 26 – DEP to Hold Public Meeting on Bailey Mine Permit Revisions in Greene County

07/20/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will gather feedback on two separate permit applications from Consol Pennsylvania Coal Company, LLC. (Consol) to revise the Bailey Mine &amp; Prep Plant (Permit No. 30841316). <br>

DEP to Hold Public Comment Period and Public Hearing on Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Air Quality Permit Application

07/20/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will open a comment period on July 22, 2017 for feedback on an Air Quality Plan Approval for construction activities related to the proposed Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Project. This comment period is related only to air emissions from pipeline construction activities in Lancaster County, and no decisions on the applications for Chp. 102 and Chp. 105 permits for the project have been reached.

DEP Issues a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day Forecast for the Philadelphia Area for July 20

07/19/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for ozone on Thursday, July 20, 2017, for the five-county Philadelphia area.

DEP Commends Regionalized Approach to Reduce Stormwater Pollution in Luzerne County

07/18/2017
Today, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Patrick McDonnell commended more than 30 communities working together to reduce pollution through the creation of the Regional Storm Water Management Program at an event with state and local leaders in Luzerne County.

DEP Issues a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day Forecast for the Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Liberty-Clairton Areas for July 19

07/18/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for ozone on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, for the five-county Philadelphia, the seven-county Pittsburgh and the Liberty-Clairton areas.

ADVISORY – WILKES-BARRE – TOMORROW – DEP Secretary McDonnell Will Participate in Wyoming Valley Regional Stormwater Event

07/17/2017
Tomorrow, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Patrick McDonnell will participate in an event announcing the formation of a Regional Stormwater Management Program for municipalities in the Wyoming Valley.

Wolf Administration Announces Former Susquehanna County Railyard to Be Transformed into Community Park

07/13/2017
Wolf Administration officials today announced that state investments will assist with the remediation and redevelopment of a portion of the former Erie Railyard in Susquehanna County into a community park.

ADVISORY – PORTAGE – JULY 25 – DEP to Hold Public Meeting on Coal Refuse Area Expansion in Cambria County

07/13/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold an informal public conference on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Portage Township Municipal Building, 4109 Portage Street, Portage, PA 15946. <br>

DEP Issues a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day Forecast for the Philadelphia Area for July 13

07/12/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for ozone on Thursday, July 13, 2017, for the 5-county Philadelphia area (encompassing the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia). <br>

ADVISORY – HOMER CITY – AUGUST – DEP to Hold Public Hearing on Homer City Generating Station in Indiana County

07/11/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public meeting and hearing on an air quality plan approval application for Homer City Generating Station located in Black Lick and Center Townships, Indiana County on August 3, 2017 beginning at 6:00 PM at the Homer-Center High School Auditorium at 70 Wildcat Lane, Homer City, PA 15748. The hearing will be preceded by brief presentations by DEP and the applicant and an open question and answer session.

DEP to Host Public Hearing on Brunner Island Draft Discharge Permit

06/30/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will host a public hearing to collect comments from citizens on the draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit issued to Brunner Island LLC on April 5, 2017 and published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin on April 22, 2017. Brunner Island LLC operates a 1,490-Megawatt coal- and natural gas-fired power plant which discharges treated industrial wastewater and cooling water to the Susquehanna River.

Governor Wolf Announces Support for 17 Municipal Stormwater Projects in Pennsylvania Counties in Chesapeake Bay Watershed

06/29/2017
Today Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of funding to support to 17 municipal stormwater projects in Pennsylvania’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

ADVISORY – YORK – THURSDAY – DEP Secretary McDonnell to Showcase Stormwater Project at County Prison, Announce Funding for 17 Additional Projects in Pennsylvania’s Part of Chesapeake Bay Watershed

06/27/2017
Thursday, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Patrick McDonnell will be at a York County Prison stormwater project site to showcase the county’s model stormwater management approach and announce 17 other stormwater projects that will receive funding support in Pennsylvania’s part of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

Pennsylvania Schools Named U.S. Department of Education’s 2017 Green Ribbon Schools

06/27/2017
Today at the State Capitol Building, environmental and educational advocates gathered to honor the School District of Philadelphia and Coebourn Elementary School – Pennsylvania’s 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS). <br>

DEP to Hold Public Hearing on Use of Emission Reduction Credits for Lancaster County Soybean Plant

06/26/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will host a public hearing regarding Perdue AgriBusiness LLC’s application to use Emission Reduction Credits at the soybean processing facility currently under construction in Conoy Township, Lancaster County.

DEP Issues NPDES Permit to Shell Chemical Petrochemical Complex in Beaver County

06/23/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has issued a National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit amendment to Shell Chemical Appalachia for the proposed petrochemical complex in Beaver County.

MEDIA ADVISORY – DEP to Hold Public Meeting on Bailey Mine Expansion Permit in Greene County

06/22/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold an informal public conference on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Ryerson Station State Park Visitor Center, 361 Bristoria Road, Wind Ridge, PA 15380 to gather public feedback on a permit application from Consol Pennsylvania Coal Company LLC (Consol).

DEP Issues a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day Forecast for the Susquehanna Valley and Philadelphia Areas for June 22

06/21/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for ozone on Thursday, June 22, for the 5-county Philadelphia area (encompassing the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia) and the Susquehanna Valley area (Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Cumberland, and York counties).

DEP Grants Available for Alternative Fuel Transportation

06/20/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is accepting grant applications for innovative, advanced fuel and vehicle technology projects that will result in cleaner advanced alternative transportation within the Commonwealth. DEP’s Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (AFIG) Program offers funding for the purchase and use of alternative fuels and alternative fuel vehicles. Grant applications will be accepted throughout 2017 with submission period deadlines in July and December, 2017.

MEDIA ADVISORY – HARRISBURG – THURSDAY – DEP to Host Informational Meeting for Yard Waste/Organics Composting Facility

06/20/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public informational meeting on an application for a new yard waste and organics composting facility proposed to be located on Harrisburg School District property at 1850 Stanley Road in Susquehanna Township.

GO-TIME: Electronic Bidding Lowers Cost of DEP Construction Contracts

06/20/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has decreased the cost of construction projects and improved efficiency for contractors with the launch of an electronic bidding site for construction contracts, the department’s newest GO-TIME initiative.

DEP Issues a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day Forecast for the Pittsburgh Area for June 17

06/16/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for ozone on Saturday, June 17, for the 7-county Pittsburgh area (encompassing the counties of Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington, Westmoreland).

DEP Secretary: House Republican Budget Proposal Puts Public Health at Risk

06/15/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) warns that cuts to environmental and public health programs in the proposed budget from House Republicans could put air and water quality at risk. In a letter to the chairmen of the House and Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committees, Secretary Patrick McDonnell outlined six key ways the proposed budget would impact public health, safety, and economic development.

Recycling Means Green for Pennsylvania Communities and Thousands of Workers

06/13/2017
In testimony today, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) officials urged the Joint Legislative Conservation Committee to permanently reauthorize a crucial component of the landmark Act 101 of 1988 that established Pennsylvania’s recycling program.

REMINDER – LEBANON – TOMORROW – DEP Public Hearing on Atlantic Sunrise Permit Applications

06/13/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public hearing on permits related to the proposed Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Project. The hearing will be held Wednesday, June 14, 2017, from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. in Lutz Hall, Lebanon Valley College, 101 College Ave, Annville, PA 17003.

REMINDER – Tunkhannock - DEP Public Hearing on Atlantic Sunrise Permit Applications

06/12/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public hearing on permits related to the proposed Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Project. The hearing will be held tonight, June 12, 2017 from 6:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M. in the Tunkhannock Middle School Auditorium, Tunkhannock Middle School, 200 Franklin Avenue, Tunkhannock PA 18657.

REMINDER – LANCASTER – DEP Public Hearing on Atlantic Sunrise Permit Applications

06/12/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public hearing on permits related to the proposed Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Project. The hearing will be held tonight, June 12, 2017 from 6:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M. in the Max Smith Auditorium at the Lancaster Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Rd, Lancaster, PA 17601.

REMINDER – BLOOMSBURG –TOMORROW – DEP Public Hearing on Atlantic Sunrise Permit Applications

06/12/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public hearing on permits related to the proposed Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Project. The hearing will be held Tuesday, June 13, 2017 from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. in the Bloomsburg High School Auditorium, Bloomsburg High School, 1200 Railroad St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. <br>

DEP Issues a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day Forecast for the Philadelphia Area for June 13

06/12/2017
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for ozone on Tuesday, June 13, for the 5-county Philadelphia area (encompassing the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia).
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