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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...

Developers Requesting Public Input On Hazelwood Riverfront Master Plan

April 7, 2021CBSN Pittsburgh

Developers are continuing to focus on the future of the Hazelwood Riverfront Master Plan, and they’re asking the public for feedback. The Environmental Planning and Design and Pennsylvania Environmental Council spent six months gathering community input to come up with...

Greenway connecting Delaware, Schuylkill rivers slowly inches forward

April 5, 2021KYW Newsradio

The plan to connect the Delaware and Schuylkill River bike trails is finally making some headway. The Spring Garden Street Greenway plan was conceived 10 years ago. Now, with President Joe Biden’s commitment to upgrading the country’s infrastructure, biking advocates...