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Pequabuck River Not as Wet as First Thought

Officials with the Department of Environmental Protection have cited the city of Bristol for water in the Pequabuck River not being wet enough.

The EPA met with city officials and explained water and its importance. 160 more words

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PWSA Acting Director Speaks Out On Lead Testing, Line Replacement

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority tested 100 at-risk homes and several exceeded the federal allowable limit for lead.

“There were 17 samples that exceeded that level; and therefore, we have to do some additional things to try and get that number down,” said PWSA Acting Director David Donahoe. 232 more words


DEP Demands Action From PWSA After Tests Show Dangerous Lead Levels In Some Homes

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Lead in the water has been a nationwide concern since the contamination in Flint, Michigan.

Now, alarming levels of lead found in the drinking water of some Pittsburgh homes is prompting calls for immediate action by state environmental regulators. 255 more words


Pennsylvania DOH and DEP to host Facebook Live Town Hall on Zika Virus

HARRISBURG, Pa.– Today, Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy, Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine, and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Acting Secretary Patrick McDonnell will answer questions from Facebook users on the Zika virus at a live-streamed Facebook Town Hall. 47 more words



PUBLIC HEARING Municipal Waste Management Landfill Expansion Application #101247-A142 Submitted by Keystone Sanitary Landfill, Inc. Dunmore and Throop Boroughs, Lackawanna County The Department of Environmental Protection has scheduled a public hearing to accept comments on Municipal Waste Management Permit Application 101247-A142 for a proposed expansion of the Keystone Sanitary Landfill in Dunmore and Throop Boroughs, Lackawanna County. 369 more words


Two Top de Blasio Environmental Officials Departing City Hall

Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Emily Lloyd and Office of Sustainability Director Nilda Mesa, two of the de Blasio administration’s top environmental officials, are both stepping down this summer, the mayor’s office confirmed today. 1,169 more words

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State Fines 2 Health Systems For Illegally Dumping Waste

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has fined two health systems for illegally dumping medical waste in a landfill.

The state agency says… 136 more words