Category Archives: threats

DEP Issues Do Not Use Warning for Stockton Water System

Luzerne County 7/11/14 – The PA DEP has recommended that residents of Stockton #6 and Stockton #8 in Hazle Township, Luzerne County, not use water from the Stockton Water System for consumptive purposes due to serious health concerns. The recommendation … Continue reading

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Intersex Fish Now in Three Pennsylvania River Basins

(citizensvoice.com 7/5/14 – PA) When biologists cut open male fish pulled from Pennsylvania’s waterways, they found substances that belong in female fish — egg cells and a protein present in egg yolks. According to a recent U.S. Geological Survey study … Continue reading

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EPA Webinar: How To Protect Your Drinking Water From Harmful Algal Blooms

When: Wed, July 16, 2014 1:00 pm ET  – 2:30 pm (estimated end time) To register, visit http://www2.epa​.gov/nutrientpo​llution/webinar​s-about-harmful​-algal-blooms   EPA’s Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds will host a webcast on July 16, 2014, focused on the impact of algal … Continue reading

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EPA Orders PA Municipalities to Improve Stormwater Management

Says improvements will help protect local streams in 85 communities (PHILADELPHIA – June 24, 2014) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it has sent orders to 85 municipalities in north central and northeast Pennsylvania requiring improvements to … Continue reading

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July 30, 2014 – Disaster Planning and Response – Reading, PA

Register Now – Disaster Planning, Management and Response For Municipal Officials, EMC’s, Police & Fire Responders, Water & Wastewater Personnel Hosted by Berks County Water & Sewer Association Where: Albright College- Campus Center, 13th & Bern Streets, Reading PA When: … Continue reading

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