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Wolf Administration Announces Driving PA Forward Grant Availability to Reduce Emissions

01/22/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will begin accepting grant applications to replace, repower, or retrofit fleet diesel-powered trucks, buses, and other vehicles and equipment through the Driving PA Forward program. More than $2.6 million will be available due to the 2018 settlement with Volkswagen, relating to emissions cheating.

Wolf Administration Announces State Investment to Stabilize Streams in Canoe Camp Creek Watershed in Tioga County

01/16/2019
The Wolf Administration today announced a grant award of $25,430 to the Tioga County Conservation District to stabilize streams and reduce sediment pollution in the Canoe Camp Creek Watershed in Tioga County.

Wolf Administration Announces Funding for Wetland Restoration Project at Eichhorn Middle School in Union County

01/16/2019
The Wolf Administration today announced a grant award of $17,920 to re-establish a native wetland habitat to filter stormwater runoff pollution and provide a hands-on educational site for students.

Wolf Administration Announces State Investment along Saw Mill Run in Allegheny County

01/16/2019
The Wolf Administration today announced a grant award of $18,000 for Bethel Park to reduce sediment pollution along Saw Mill Run in Allegheny County.

Wolf Administration Announces State Investment in the Nancy Run Tributary Restoration Project in Northampton County

01/14/2019
The Wolf Administration today announced grant funding to implement the Nancy Run Tributary Restoration Project in Bethlehem Township, Northampton County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded a grant of $57,600 to Bethlehem Township.

Wolf Administration Announces State Investment to the Cambria County Conservation District

01/14/2019
The Wolf Administration today announced grant funding to stabilize stream banks and restore fish habitats in Cambria County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded the Cambria County Conservation District three grants totaling $105,797.

ADVISORY – LEBANON – TUESDAY – DEP to Host Public Meeting Regarding Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority’s Permit Modification Application

01/14/2019
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will host a public meeting to answer questions from the public regarding the Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority’s Major Permit Modification Application to the expand the Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority Landfill located in North Lebanon and North Annville townships.

Wolf Administration Announces State Investment to Improve Water Quality in Clarion County

01/11/2019
The Wolf Administration today announced grant funding to rehabilitate an acid mine drainage treatment system in Clarion County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded a grant of $93,000 to the Clarion County Conservation District for the project.

Wolf Administration Announces State Investment to Leibert Creek Stabilization Project in Lehigh County

01/11/2019
The Wolf Administration today announced grant funding to implement the Leibert Creek Stabilization and Enhancement project in Emmaus Borough, Lehigh County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded a grant of $78,659 to the Lehigh County Conservation District.

Wolf Administration Announces Public-Private Initiative to Promote Innovative Farming Practices for Health, Environmental, and Economic Benefits in Chesapeake Bay Watershed

01/11/2019
Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Patrick McDonnell today joined six public and private partners in launching the High Performance Farms Initiative to help increase environmental sustainability, economic benefits, public health, and soil and water quality by promoting innovative farming practices in Pennsylvania’s part of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

DEP to Build on Modernization and Efficiency Measures in 2019

01/10/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announces continued reductions in both the review time and backlog of pending permit applications, and debuts two modernization and efficiency measures that will continue to increase permitting efficiency.

Wolf Administration Announces State Investment in Westmoreland County’s Brush Creek Watershed

01/10/2019
The Wolf Administration today announced grant funding to kick-start a watershed improvement project in Westmoreland County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded the Penn Township Commissioners $70,000.

Wolf Administration Announces Grants to Bolster Watershed Restoration Workforce

01/10/2019
The Wolf Administration today announced two grants to Penn State University to expand and develop the ranks of trained stewards to help restore and protect Pennsylvania waterways.

Wolf Administration Announces State Investment to Improve Trout Habitat in Venango County

01/09/2019
The Wolf Administration today announced grant funding to restore approximately 1,000 feet of streambank along Bullion Run in Venango County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded a grant of $66,887 to Trout Unlimited to complete the work.

Wolf Administration Announces State Investment in Mahantango Creek Brown to Green Watershed Project in Northumberland and Schuylkill Counties

01/09/2019
The Wolf Administration today announced funding to implement the Mahantango Brown to Green Watershed Restoration Project in Northumberland and Schuylkill counties. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded a grant of $154,970 to the Schuylkill County Conservation District.

ADVISORY – HARRISBURG – FRIDAY – DEP to Announce New Farm Initiative and Highlight Water Quality Practices, Solar Energy, and Harrisburg Falcon Success

01/09/2019
Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Patrick McDonnell, DEP staff, and agency partners will team up to announce a new farm initiative and give presentations on water quality practices, solar energy, and the Harrisburg peregrine falcons at the Pennsylvania Farm Show on Friday, January 11.

Wolf Administration Announces State Investment to Improve Water Quality in Lancaster County

01/08/2019
The Wolf Administration today announced grant funding to incentivize the installation of riparian buffers in Lancaster County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded a $400,000 Growing Greener grant to the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Inc.

Wolf Administration Announces State Investments for Stormwater Management in Delaware County

01/08/2019
The Wolf Administration today announced grant funding for three projects in Delaware County to study, manage, and reduce stormwater runoff. Funded through the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Pennsylvania Resources Council, Inc., Newtown Township, and Villanova University will receive a collective total of $332,328 in grant funding to focus on innovative techniques and initiatives to address stormwater.

Wolf Administration Announces State Investment to Reduce Water Pollution in Erie County

01/07/2019
The Wolf Administration today announced grant funding to implement three projects in Erie County to reduce water pollution. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded grants to the Erie County Conservation District and to Environment Erie.

Wolf Administration Announces $447,500 State Investment in Two Multi-Site Stream Improvement Projects in Bradford County

01/04/2019
The Wolf Administration today announced two grant awards to stabilize streambanks, rehabilitate a stream corridor, and reduce sediment, and nutrient pollution in Bradford County. 

Wolf Administration Announces State Investment to Improve Water Quality in Dauphin County

01/03/2019
The Wolf Administration today awarded grants to three projects that will reduce stormwater runoff pollution, restore streambanks and wetlands, and improve water quality in Dauphin County.

Wolf Administration Announces State Investment to Improve Raccoon Creek in Beaver County

01/03/2019
The Wolf Administration today announced grant funding to install streambank stabilization and riparian buffers in Raccoon Creek. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded a grant of $94,800 to Stream Restoration Incorporated.

DEP Encourages Pennsylvanians to Test Homes for Radon

01/02/2019
Winter is the ideal time to test for this naturally occurring radioactive gas, the second leading cause of lung cancer

Wolf Administration Announces State Investment to Protect Streambanks in McKean County

12/28/2018
The Wolf Administration today announced grant funding to install tens of thousands of feet of streambank fencing in McKean County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded a grant of $400,000 to the McKean County Conservation District.

Wolf Administration Announces State Investment to Implement the Bushkill Creek Restoration Project in Northampton County

12/28/2018
The Wolf Administration today announced grant funding to implement the Bushkill Creek Restoration and Habitat Enhancement Project in the Borough of Tatamy and Palmer Township, Northampton County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded a grant of $80,000 to the Bushkill Stream Conservancy.

Wolf Administration Announces State Investments to Restore Streambanks, Improve Recreational Trails in Philadelphia

12/27/2018
The Wolf Administration today announced grant funding to improve streambanks and stabilize shorelines in the City of Philadelphia. Funded through the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Schuylkill River Development Corporation and Friends of the Wissahickon, Inc. will receive $730,000 in grant funding to expand its community development efforts.

Wolf Administration Announces State Investment to Install Green Stormwater Infrastructure in Montgomery County

12/21/2018
The Wolf Administration today announced grant funding to implement a stormwater infrastructure outreach program in Montgomery County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded a grant of $100,000 to the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association.

Wolf Administration Announces State Investment for Mehoopany Creek Stream Restoration in Wyoming County

12/21/2018
The Wolf Administration today announced grant funding to implement the Mehoopany Creek Rogers Hollow Stream Restoration Project in Wyoming County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded a grant of $471,276 to Mehoopany Creek Watershed Restoration, Inc.

Wolf Administration Announces State Investment for Espy Run Stream Restoration in Luzerne County

12/20/2018
The Wolf Administration today announced grant funding to continue the Espy Run stream restoration project in Hanover Township, Luzerne County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection awarded a grant of $500,000 to Earth Conservancy, a non-profit that reclaims and develops old coal mining land in Pennsylvania.

DEP Approves Shell Falcon Ethane Pipeline Permits

12/20/2018
Following an extensive review, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has approved the pending permit applications for the Shell Pipeline Company Falcon ethane pipeline project. DEP has determined that the applications meet the requirements of Chapter 105 (water obstruction and encroachment) and Chapter 102 (erosion and sediment control) of DEP’s regulations. The pipeline is proposed to run through Washington, Allegheny, and Beaver counties.
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