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Mosquito Spraying Set for Lycoming County on Thursday, September 20, 2018

09/19/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) West Nile Program and the Lycoming County Mosquito-borne Disease Program will conduct a mosquito control operation to reduce high populations of mosquitoes on September 20, 2018, including recreational and residential areas of Loyalsock Township and Williamsport City, Lycoming County.

Wolf Administration Announces Grants and Rebates for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

09/19/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today launched new grant and rebate programs for zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) charging and fueling stations to increase options for ZEV owners and encourage more people to consider these clean vehicles for their next car. The funding comes from Pennsylvania’s $118 million settlement with Volkswagen Group of America for cheating on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency emissions tests.

DEP to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Allegheny County Injection Well

09/18/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public hearing on an application from Penneco Environmental Solutions (Penneco) to authorize oil and gas waste disposal at the Sedat #3A oil and gas well in Plum Borough, Allegheny County.

DEP Announces $469,501 Settlement to Resolve Civil Penalties for United Refining Company Operating Violations

09/17/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has agreed to a $469,501 Consent Assessment of Civil Penalty with United Refining Company (URC) for violations of the Air Pollution Control Act and Title V Permit at the URC refinery in the City of Warren, Warren County.

DEP Reminds Pool Owners to Drain Pools Responsibly

09/12/2018
In an effort to help protect stream health and aquatic life, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) would like to remind private and public pool owners, as well as pool management companies, how to properly close their swimming pools for the season.

DEP to Conduct Aerial Mosquito Control on Monday, September 10, 2018, in Luzerne County

09/07/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) West Nile Virus (WNV) Control Program will conduct an aerial ultra-low volume mosquito control operation on Monday, September 10, 2018, over the City of Wilkes-Barre and surrounding communities.

DEP Issues a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day Forecast for Southeastern Counties on September 6, 2018

09/05/2018
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, September 6, 2018, for the southeast region (encompassing the counties of Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, and Delaware).

DEP Citizens Advisory Council Names New Executive Director

09/04/2018
Today, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Patrick McDonnell appointed Keith Salador to the position of Executive Director of DEP’s Citizens Advisory Council.

DEP Issues a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day Forecast for Southeastern Counties on September 5, 2018

09/04/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for ozone on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, for the southeast region (encompassing the counties of Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, and Delaware).

DEP’s Oil and Gas Annual Report Details Increased Permit Efficiencies with Increased Inspections, Environmental Protections

08/31/2018
Faster form submission for operators, progress on improved e-permitting options, and increased efficiency and number of site inspections are among program advances detailed in the 2017 Oil and Gas Annual Report, released today by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

Mosquito Spraying Set for Schuylkill County on Tuesday, September 4, 2018

08/31/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in conjunction with the Schuylkill County Mosquito-Borne Disease Programs, will conduct a mosquito control operation to reduce high populations of mosquitoes on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, in parts of Cressona and Schuylkill Haven boroughs, Schuylkill County. Residential and recreational areas in the city will be sprayed for adult mosquitoes.

Mosquito Spraying Set for Columbia, Lycoming Counties on September 4 and 5, 2018

08/31/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) West Nile Program will conduct mosquito control operations to reduce high populations of mosquitoes on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, in portions of Bloomsburg Borough and Mifflin Township, Columbia County, and on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, in portions of Old Lycoming Township, Lycoming County.

State Rebates Available to Help Pennsylvanians Drive Cleaner Cars

08/28/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is offering rebates up to $2,000 for Pennsylvania residents who purchase alternative fuel vehicles. Rebates are available depending on the type of vehicle purchased. Eligible vehicles are plug-in hybrid, plug-in electric, natural gas, propane, and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

DEP Issues a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day Forecast for Southeastern Counties on August 28, 2018

08/27/2018
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 August 28, 2018, for the southeast region (encompassing the counties of Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, and Delaware).

Mosquito Spraying Set for Bradford, Columbia, Lycoming, Susquehanna and Wyoming counties on Wednesday, August 22, and Thursday, August 23, 2018

08/22/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) will conduct mosquito control operations to reduce high populations of mosquitoes on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, in portions of Columbia County, Bradford County, and Lycoming County. Control work will begin late in the evening.

DEP to Conduct Aerial Mosquito Larval Control on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, as Flood Waters Recede in Luzerne County

08/20/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) West Nile Virus Control Program will conduct aerial treatments to control large populations of mosquito larvae on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, along the Susquehanna River in Exeter, Wyoming, Forty Fort, Kingston, Plymouth, Swoyersville and Avondale Townships in Luzerne County.

Mosquito Spraying Set for Schuylkill County on Monday, August 20, 2018

08/17/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in conjunction with the Schuylkill County Mosquito-Borne Disease Programs, will conduct a mosquito control operation to reduce high populations of mosquitoes on Monday, August 20, 2018, in the City of Pottsville, Schuylkill County. Residential and recreational areas in the city will be sprayed for adult mosquitoes.

DEP Completes Review, Accepts Permit Modification Requests for Mariner East 2 in Chester County

08/16/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today it has completed its review of requests for modifications to Chapter 102 (Erosion and Sediment Control) and Chapter 105 (Water Obstructions and Encroachments) permits submitted by Sunoco Pipeline, LP (SPLP) for parts of the Mariner East 2 pipeline. The requests are for two sites in West Whiteland Township, Chester County.

​Mosquito Spraying Set for Lycoming County for Thursday, August 16, 2018

08/16/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) West Nile Program and the Lycoming County Mosquito-borne Disease Program will conduct a mosquito control operation to reduce high populations of mosquitoes today, August 16, 2018, in Lycoming County, including recreational and residential areas of South Williamsport Borough, City of Williamsport, Armstrong Township, and Loyalsock Township.

Mosquito Spraying Set for Adams, York Counties for Thursday, August 16, 2018

08/15/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) West Nile Program will conduct a mosquito control operation to reduce high populations of mosquitoes on Thursday, August 16, 2018, in parts of East Berlin, Adams County and Paradise Township, York County.

Mosquito Spraying Set for Lycoming County for Tuesday, August 14, 2018

08/13/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) West Nile Program and the Lycoming County Mosquito-borne Disease Program will conduct a mosquito control operation to reduce high populations of mosquitoes on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, in Lycoming County, including recreational and residential areas of South Williamsport Borough, Armstrong Township, Montoursville Borough, and Loyalsock Township.

DEP Grants Available to Organizations and Local Governments Working to Restore, Protect Pennsylvania’s Coastal Zones

08/13/2018
Organizations and local governments working to restore and protect Pennsylvania’s coastal zones in the Delaware Estuary and Lake Erie Watershed are invited to apply for 2018 Coastal Zone Grants from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

Wolf Administration Highlights Farm Conservation Practices and Impacts to Water Quality During DEP Connects Farm Tour

08/07/2018
Pennsylvania residents learned yesterday how conservation and farming can work hand-in-hand to improve soil and water quality, wildlife habitat, and farm animal health during a tour of a Lycoming County farm held by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

DEP Assesses $148,000 Penalty Against Sunoco for Mariner East 2 Violations in Berks, Chester and Lebanon Counties

08/06/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has assessed a $148,000 penalty against Sunoco Pipeline LP (Sunoco) for violations of the Clean Streams Law and Dam Safety and Encroachment Act that occurred during the construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline in Berks, Chester, and Lebanon counties.

Mosquito Spraying Set for Snyder County for Tuesday, August 7, 2018

08/06/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) and Northumberland County Mosquito-borne Disease Programs will conduct a mosquito control operation to reduce high populations of mosquitoes on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, in portions of Monroe Township, Snyder County.

DEP Helps Improve School Safety with Laboratory Chemicals Training and Cleanout

08/03/2018
With the new school year approaching, 11 schools in seven counties are protecting students’ safety by improving management of laboratory chemicals in the 2017-2018 Schools Chemical Cleanout Campaign led by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). By the time the campaign ends on August 9, 2018, DEP will have removed more than 57,000 pounds of outdated, excess, and high-risk chemicals and 158 pounds of low-level radioactive materials from 180 schools statewide since the annual program began in 2011.

Mosquito Spraying Set for Westmoreland County for Monday, August 6, 2018

08/03/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) West Nile Program will conduct a mosquito control operation to reduce high populations of mosquitoes on Monday, August 6, 2018, in Ligonier Borough and portions of Ligonier Township, Westmoreland County.

ADVISORY – COGAN STATION – August 6, 2018 – Wolf Administration to Highlight Farm Conservation Practices in DEP Connects Farm Tour

08/01/2018
On Monday, August 6, 2018, at 6:00 PM, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) North-central Regional Office will host a tour of the Ted and Tracey Barbour Farm to highlight the importance of agricultural conservation practices as part of DEP Connects, a new program inviting the public to engage with DEP in their communities at events hosted by the department’s six regional offices.

Mosquito Spraying Set for Schuylkill County for Thursday, August 2, 2018

07/31/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) and Schuylkill County Mosquito-Borne Disease Programs will conduct a mosquito control operation to reduce high populations of mosquitoes on Thursday, August 2, 2018, in portions of Cressona and Schuylkill Haven Boroughs, Schuylkill County.
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