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Foul Email To Environmental Activists Preceded DEP Secretary's Resignation

by Tony Romeo

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Pennsylvania’s former secretary of environmental protection unleashed an obscene e-mail rant several weeks before he stepped down last week. 104 more words


Parts Unknown

I spent a day in the field late last week with Malcolm Crittendon of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection looking over stream restoration work at an undisclosed location in the central PA highlands. 246 more words

Department Of Environmental Protection Secretary Resigns

The Department Of Environmental Protection secretary has resigned.

John Quigley stepped down Friday.

He had been the DEP secretary since January of last year.

He formerly served as Mayor of Hazleton in the late 80s and into the 90s.


York County municipalities may pool resources to clean up waterways

Clean it up or pay up.

It’s a dilemma facing several York County communities.

A plan to clean up some of the polluted waterways of York County may be crystal clear, because the water itself is anything but luminous. 440 more words


Behave In New Jersey Forests, Or Else…

BATSTO, N.J. (CBS) – Signs are going up at New Jersey’s largest state forest warning people to use the place properly.

The Wharton State Forest attracts some 700,000 people a year, and that number is growing. 210 more words


State Investigating 2 Quakes Near Pennsylvania Fracking Site

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (KDKA/AP) – The state Department of Environmental Protection is investigating whether fracking contributed to two small earthquakes near a western Pennsylvania drilling operation. 342 more words


PWSA Cited, Accused Of Making Unauthorized Change To Lead Treatment Process

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — People have been focusing on the issue of lead in drinking water since the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

On Monday, the state of Pennsylvania cited the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority over its treatment of lead. 389 more words