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NEPA Tail on the Trail brings cyclists out to celebrate Biketober

October 23, 2021Times Leader

WILKES-BARRE — Local cycling enthusiasts were encouraged to get their “tail on the trail” Saturday morning as part of Biketober, hosted at the Nesbitt Park boat launch. The phrasing is intentional; Saturday’s event was hosted by NEPA Tail on the...

Largest U.S. aluminum producer releases net-zero plan

October 5, 2021E&E News

Aluminum giant Alcoa Corp. announced a new target yesterday to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions globally by 2050, joining other major metal producers in committing to decarbonize their operations. Alcoa, the largest U.S. aluminum producer, said its plan includes “Scope...

What in the world is the Susquehanna River Water Trail?

September 24, 2021NorthcentralPA.com

The mighty Susquehanna River is recognized in Pennsylvania for many reasons, but few identify our treasured river for its very special state recognition as Pennsylvania’s largest water trail system. The Susquehanna River Water Trail runs over 500 miles throughout the...

Great Allegheny Passage Relay returns to the actual trail

September 22, 2021TribLive

After spending 2020 as a virtual event, the 2021 Great Allegheny Passage Relay is back to being on the trail that runs from Pittsburgh to Cumberland, Md. It’s a new course for the 150-mile running relay event that previously went...

Funding to plug and remediate orphan wells moves forward in the Senate

August 5, 2021EDF Blog

The bipartisan infrastructure bill currently under debate in Washington includes a new, $4.7 billion program to address a significant environmental legacy of the fossil fuel industry — the plugging and remediating of orphan oil and gas wells. Orphan wells have...

Identify your watercraft with free kayak and canoe identification stickers

June 22, 2021northcentralPA.com

With the onset of paddling season, the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP) is excited to release another great tool for the paddling public. The Susquehanna Greenway Vessel Identification Stickers (ID Stickers) were produced in May 2021 and are a free resource...

Investment in trails is good for region

June 21, 2021The Times Herald

In March of 2020 when COVID-19 took over our everyday world, keeping people at home, closing gyms and severely limiting indoor gatherings, many headed outdoors to trails for exercise and a pleasant distraction. Since then, the habits of biking, hiking...