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Nominations Open for Governor’s Awards

December 6, 2016By: Josh Raulerson

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence. The awards, presented each year to highlight the best in environmental innovation and expertise throughout the Commonwealth, are the highest statewide honor...

Busy Fall For Dumpsite Cleanups in NEPA

Busy Fall For Dumpsite Cleanups in NEPA

November 30, 2016By: Josh Raulerson

Workers and volunteers removed dozens of discarded tires and nearly 16 tons of other waste from five illegal dumpsites in northeastern Pennsylvania this fall, under PEC’s Community Illegal Dumpsite Cleanup Event Program. The sites were among 13 evaluated for cleanup...