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Texas Company Bribed City Workers With Money and Vegas Trips to Get Contracts Renewed

Three employees of the Department of Environmental Protection got a sweetheart deal in which they received fishing trips, Las Vegas vacations and Yankee tickets in exchange for extending the city contracts for Houston-based company Flo Trend. 202 more words

Gas Drilling Company Hit with Fines from DEP

A natural gas drilling company based in Texas has been fined over $300,000 for several violations during the construction of natural gas pipelines in Lycoming, Sullivan, and Tioga Counties. 25 more words


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

Around Campus

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


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. 109 more words