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Gas Industry Challenges New Drilling Rules In Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The natural gas industry is challenging new regulations that govern surface development of shale gas wells.

Drillers in the Marcellus Shale filed suit against the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the state’s Environmental Quality Board over rules that took effect last week. 90 more words


Boil Water Order Lifted on Wednesday Afternoon

The boil water order in Hamilton has been lifted by the state Department of Environmental Protection, as of 2:50 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28.

The townwide… 15 more words

Water Board Member Fined $1,000 for Hosting Birthday Party Fundraiser for de Blasio

A former New York City Water Board member was slapped with a $1,000 fine from the city’s Conflicts of Interest Board after he sponsored a birthday party political fundraiser for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s reelection campaign. 470 more words

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Pennsylvania among top states for Zika virus with 82 confirmed cases

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When it comes to diagnosed cases of the Zika virus – Pennsylvania is among the top states.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 82 confirmed cases in the state. 146 more words


Seminole Tribe Challenges Water Standards

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – The Seminole Tribe of Florida has filed a legal challenge against controversial new state water-quality standards, arguing they don’t adequately take into account the amount of fish and other wildlife eaten by tribal members. 454 more words


Poll: Will DEP's report of Susquehanna River impaired sections keep you out of the water?

A four-mile section of the Susquehanna River is impaired for fish consumption and is unsuitable for recreation.

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection released a report on Monday, which reveals the lower section of the Susquehanna River, surveyed recently to evaluate water contact use, is added to an impaired listing in 2016 . 130 more words