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Behrend's rain gardens enjoy successful summer growth period

By Steve Orbanek
Marketing Communications Specialist, Penn State Behrend

You’ve probably heard of rain gardens, but do you know what they are?

At Penn State Behrend, they are a significant part of the college’s best management practices for storm water efforts. 417 more words

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Hallets Cove Still Needs Help

HarborLAB is sad to relay the news from CUNY LaGuardia Community College that bacteria counts remain elevated days after the New York City Housing Authority capped open drains that allow sewage to discharge from the Astoria Houses into Hallets Cove. 640 more words

Officials: Bear That Killed Rutgers Student In Passaic County Wasn't Rabid

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A bear that attacked and killed a Rutgers University student in Passaic County did not have rabies, New Jersey state wildlife officials said Tuesday. 233 more words

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NYCDEP Discovers a Major Source of Hallets Cove Bacteria!

The NYC Department of Environmental Protection has discovered that one of the NYC Housing Authority buildings on Hallets Point has been discharging untreated sewage into Hallets Cove. 924 more words

Massachusetts Kicks Off Commercial Food Waste Ban

GARDNER, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts is officially kicking off its commercial food waste ban with a special ceremony in Gardner.

State Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner David Cash and others are scheduled to appear at the Gardner Ale House on Monday for a tour of the restaurant’s food waste recycling operation before the material is shipped to an animal feed operation in New Hampshire. 115 more words

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More emails released in Pa. Capitol porn scandal

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The rest of the emails at the center of a scandal over pornography exchanges among former employees of the Pennsylvania attorney general were delivered Friday to Gov. 509 more words

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DEP Investigating Diesel Spill In Westmoreland Co. Creek

WESTMORELAND COUNTY (KDKA) — The Department of Environmental Protection says a leak in a home heating oil tank is responsible for a diesel fuel spill in Sewickley Creek near Adolph Lane in Westmoreland County. 259 more words

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