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House Republicans to Cite Employment Gains

PA House GOP News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 9:00pm
WHAT: Some members of the House Republican Caucus will discuss state employment advances within the Delaware Valley and across Pennsylvania.
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Settlement with Omaha Tribe of Nebraska Creates Sustainable Path Forward for Tribal Utility Operations to Protect Residents and Environment

EPA - National Water News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 7:36pm
Environmental News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lenexa, Kan., Aug. 29, 2014) - The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, a federally recognized Native American tribe located in northeastern Nebraska, and the Tribe’s Utilities Commission have reached a settlement with the United States to improve the Tribe’s drinking and wastewater systems and its trash collection program. The settlement, in the form of a judicial Consent Decree filed with the U.S. District Court of Nebraska, resolves the U.S
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Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Accelerates Cleanup of St. Louis River Area of Concern

EPA - National Water News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:19pm
DULUTH -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that the first of nine environmental impairments, which caused the St. Louis River to be included on a binational list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern, has been lifted one year ahead of schedule. EPA Regional Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman was joined for the announcement at Canal Park by U.S
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Governor Corbett Announces Opening of Third Round Act 13 Natural Gas Vehicle Grants

PA DEP Newsroom - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:00am
Governor Tom Corbett and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that the third round of Natural Gas Vehicle grants will open on Saturday, Aug. 30 and will provide an estimated ...
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DEP New Stanton Office Opens

PA DEP Newsroom - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:00am
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Greensburg and Uniontown district offices will begin operating out of a new location beginning on September 2. The just-completed building is convenient ...
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DEP New Stanton Office Opens

PaDEP - News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:00am
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Greensburg and Uniontown district offices will begin operating out of a new location beginning on September 2. The just-completed building is convenient ...
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Governor Corbett Announces Opening of Third Round Act 13 Natural Gas Vehicle Grants

PaDEP - News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:00am
Governor Tom Corbett and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that the third round of Natural Gas Vehicle grants will open on Saturday, Aug. 30 and will provide an estimated ...
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Governor Corbett Announces Opening of Third Round Act 13 Natural Gas Vehicle Grants

PA DEP Update - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:00am
Governor Tom Corbett and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that the third round of Natural Gas Vehicle grants will open on Saturday, Aug. 30 and will provide an estimated ...
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DEP New Stanton Office Opens

PA DEP Update - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:00am
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Greensburg and Uniontown district offices will begin operating out of a new location beginning on September 2. The just-completed building is convenient ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY: US EPA Regional Administrator to Participate in Discussion on 2014 Urban Waters Grants to Promote Proctor Creek Restoration

EPA - National Water News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:59pm
ATLANTA – On Tuesday, Sept. 2, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Heather McTeer Toney will meet with three 2014 Urban Waters Grants awardees to highlight their work to help protect and restore the Proctor Creek watershed, improve water quality, and support community revitalization and other local priorities. The awardees are: the Center for Watershed Protection, Inc.; the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Inc. and Environmental Community Action, Inc. WHO: U.S
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Louisiana Included in EPA Assessment of Nation’s Coasts

EPA - National Water News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 5:20pm
DALLAS – (Aug. 28, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $485,000 to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) for testing water quality along the state’s Gulf Coast. The sampling results will contribute to EPA’s National Coastal Conditions Assessment (NCCA). The NCCA is a survey of our nation’s coastal waters which EPA and state partners conduct to provide regional and national estimates of water quality along U.S
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Mosquito Spraying Set for Delaware County on Sept. 3

PA DEP Newsroom - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:00am
The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 3 in portions of Newtown Township, Delaware County, to control adult mosquito populations.  In the ...
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Mosquito Spraying Set for Delaware County on Sept. 3

PaDEP - News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:00am
The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 3 in portions of Newtown Township, Delaware County, to control adult mosquito populations.  In the ...
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Mosquito Spraying Set for Delaware County on Sept. 3

PA DEP Update - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:00am
The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 3 in portions of Newtown Township, Delaware County, to control adult mosquito populations.  In the ...
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Pharmaceutical Legislation to be Discussed at York County Roundtable Discussion

PA House GOP News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:31pm
WHAT: Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) will participate in a roundtable discussion regarding legislation affecting the pharmaceutical industry, including a bill which would provide lifesaving immunizations to children age 7 and older and how to combat prescription drug abuse.
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Grant Funds Help Youth Learn Environmental Skills at Lowell, Mass. Water Treatment Plant

EPA - National Water News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 3:18pm
Boston – EPA grant funding has helped facilitate the opportunity for five area youths to learn critical environmental protection techniques at the Lowell, Mass. Regional Wastewater Utility. The program has occurred for 23 out of the past 25 summers. Using the EPA grant of $43,000, part of which is used for this summer educational opportunity, the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) oversees the program
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Senate, House committees to hold hearing on aging issues

PA Senate GOP News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:58pm
The Senate Aging and Youth and the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committees will hold a joint public hearing on aging-related issues on Thursday, August 28th, in Pittsburgh.
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DEP Issues Code Orange Air Quality Action Day Forecast for Southeastern Pennsylvania

PA DEP Newsroom - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:00am
The Department of Environmental Protection and the Air Quality Partnership of the Delaware Valley have forecast a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for ozone on Wednesday, Aug. 27, for Bucks, Chester, ...
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Hearing Again Rescheduled for Hilcorp Application for Gas Well Spacing Units

PA DEP Newsroom - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:00am
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that hearing officer Michael Bangs has rescheduled the public hearing sessions on an Application for Gas Well Spacing Units, or spacing ...
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Mosquito Spraying Set for Snyder County on Aug. 28

PA DEP Newsroom - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:00am
The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Thursday, Aug. 28, in parts of Middlecreek Township, Snyder County, to control adult mosquito populations. The treatments ...
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