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Behave In New Jersey Forests, Or Elseā€¦

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


Opinion: March madness

By Former Assemblyman Steven Sanders

Out of Cleveland, Ohio comes a strong contender for the title of worst idea of the year.

Cleveland will be the site of the Republican Party National Convention over the summer. 496 more words


Company, State Working To Bring Well Sites Into Compliance

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) – An oil and gas operator says it’s trying to bring dozens of its Pennsylvania drilling sites into compliance with environmental laws. 139 more words


Oil Spill In West Virginia Creek Raises Concerns

PINE GROVE, W.Va. (AP) – Environmental regulators are looking into an oil spill in a northern West Virginia creek.

Department of Environmental Protection spokeswoman Kelly Gillenwater tells media outlets that heat transfer oil spilled from a MarkWest Energy’s Mobley natural gas processing plant in Wetzel County on Saturday morning. 116 more words


Popular Washington Co. Recreation Spot Could Soon Become Big Empty Hole

COKEBURG (KDKA) — Some local avid outdoorsmen know the fight to preserve a century-old landmark is going to take a new-age approach.

Efforts to save Cokeburg Dam in Washington County went viral after the Department of Environmental Protection ordered the club that operates it to drain all of the water out of it. 255 more words