Public Input Encouraged in Creation of Final Plan
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public meeting and public hearing on Monday March 26, 2018, to discuss the investigation into water contamination in private water wells in Rose Valley, Gamble Township, Lycoming County.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold an informal public conference to discuss the bituminous coal surface mining permit application submitted by P&N Coal Company, Inc. (P&N), for a proposed surface coal mine located in Westover Borough, Clearfield County. P&N is requesting approval to surface mine the Upper Kittanning and Upper Freeport coal seams over an area of 37 acres within the Chest Creek watershed.
New forms and instructions for Chapter 105 General Permit Registrations should reduce review times
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are seeking volunteers for this year's Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania that began March 1 and runs through May 31
Government That Works on Display in Steelton<br>
Hearings to be held in Allegheny, Beaver, and Washington Counties
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that the Jeansville Mine Fire in Banks Township, Carbon County, is close to being fully extinguished.
Homeowners in eight townships in central Pennsylvania will receive letters in March from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and American Lung Association (ALA), notifying them of high radon levels in their vicinity and providing a coupon for a free radon test.
On Friday March 9, 2018, DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell will join local officials to tour recently completed upgrades to the Steelton water filtration plant. After violations were discovered in 2013, DEP worked with the Steelton Water Authority to develop and implement a plan to improve conditions at the plant.
he Wolf Administration today celebrated the arrival of ten buses fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG) at River Valley Transit (RVT), which purchased the buses in part using funding from DEP’s Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (AFIG) Program.
At its March public meeting, members of the statewide Finding Pennsylvania’s Solar Future planning group will review the draft plan they’ve developed over the past year to increase in-state solar-generated electricity by 2030. The plan will be open for public comment in June.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will collect a $600,000 penalty from Eurofins, QC (EQC), for violations related to falsified and mishandled discharge water tests and results at their lab in Southampton, PA.
On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at 11:00 AM, DEP Regional Director Marcus Kohl and staff will join River Valley Transit (RVT) to speak at an event to celebrate the arrival of ten buses fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG), which were purchased in part using funding from DEP’s Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (AFIG) Program.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced it has issued to Birdsboro Power LLC, DTE Midstream Appalachia, LLC, and the Reading Area Water Authority the permits necessary for the construction of a 450 mega-watt natural gas fired Birdsboro Power electrical generation facility, on the site of the former Birdsboro Army Tank Foundry/Armorcast facility.
A compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station will help reduce air pollution from trucks traveling along Interstate 80, thanks to a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. The CNG Fuel LLC station in Shippenville, Clarion County, is the recipient of a $178,785 grant through the Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (AFIG) FAST Act program.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will host three Keystone Energy Education Program (KEEP) workshops in March for middle school teachers, administrators, and building managers to teach and track energy efficiency in school buildings and homes.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has released a new resource for understanding what landowners can do to work in or adjacent to streams impacted by flooding.
Today, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Patrick McDonnell officially closed the 2017 Small Business Advantage Grant, after approving nearly $1 million in funding to help reduce costs, energy consumption, and waste for 155 small businesses statewide.<br>
Comments on Chapter 102 and 105 applications will be accepted through April 17, 2018 <br>
Department retains the right to assess further penalties
Newcomers challenge long-time residents for the #peregrinepenthouse <br>
Department Collects One of the Largest Civil Penalties in Single Settlement History
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) have been honored with Keep America Beautiful (KAB) 2018 State Agency Partner Awards for their partnership on the Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania in 2017.
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is encouraging private-sector partners to become Good Samaritans, by participating in a program that helps cap dangerous abandoned oil and gas wells statewide. The program protects them from liability for their role in helping reduce the health, safety, and environmental hazards of these wells.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved its most recent 2016 Integrated Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment.
The Steering Committee for Phase 3 of Pennsylvania’s Chesapeake Bay Watershed state plan to reduce pollution in local waters will discuss growth and public engagement strategy at its January 26 meeting.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will host a public hearing on Tuesday, January 31, 2018 (snow date February 1) regarding its intent to issue an Air Quality Plan Approval for Sunoco Partners Marketing Terminals, L.P. (SPMT) in Marcus Hook Borough, Delaware County.
DEP Regional Director Jim Miller and staff joined community leaders to celebrate a new project to reduce pollution from stormwater runoff into Edinboro Lake in Edinboro, PA. The project was made possible through a Growing Greener Grant to the Edinboro Lake Watershed Association.
Comments on draft PAG-12 will be accepted until February 20, 2018