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August 2014 Water Policy News Now Available

Read the August 2014 issue of Water Policy News.               Topics Include: August Feature: Quarryville Sees Value in Reviving Dormant Source Water Protection Plan by Lynda Ginsparg WREN Grants in Action: Etna Borough Rain … Continue reading

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Frack Waste Impoundments Contaminated Soil and Groundwater in PA

By Don Hopey / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette August 6, 2014 – Leaks of fracking waste water from three impoundments in Washington County have contaminated soil and groundwater, prompting the state to issue a violation notice at one site and increase monitoring … Continue reading

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Lake Erie Monitored for Toxic Algae

Officials monitor Lake Erie water closely for hazardous algae Tribune Review by Megha Satyanarayana – Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 Pennsylvania water quality monitors are increasing testing along Lake Erie’s shores because of hazardous algae that contaminated drinking water supplies in … Continue reading

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Water Toxin State of Emergency Continues for Third Day in Toledo

TOLEDO MAYOR KEEPS WATER ADVISORY IN PLACE FOR NOW Associated Press – John Seewer TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A water ban entered its third day in northwest Ohio on Monday as Toledo’s mayor extended the advisory, even as the latest … Continue reading

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PA Auditor General Report on PADEP Oversight of Natural Gas Industry

7/29/14 – WHYY’s Radio Times show today featured speakers discussing the recent release of a report by the Pennsylvania Auditor General about PADEP’s handling of complaints about the natural gas industry and hydraulic fracturing. Radio Times Show Summary: “Pennsylvania’s Auditor … Continue reading

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