Category Archives: Chesapeake Bay

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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PennVEST Invests $81.5 Million In Water Infrastructure Projects In 11 Counties

Harrisburg 7/22/14– Governor Tom Corbett  announced the investment of $81.5 million in 14 non-point source, drinking water and wastewater projects across 11 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). Of the $81.5 million, $66.5 million is for low-interest loans … 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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Need Funding for Your Source Water Protection and Watershed Efforts?

If you’re in the Pennsylvania portion of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, perhaps the 2014 round of NFWF Grants could benefit your source water protection efforts. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is soliciting proposals to restore the habitats and water … Continue reading

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Ches. Bay groundwater withdrawals causing sinking land, flooding risks

Dec. 10, 2013 — According to a new report by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), intensive groundwater withdrawals are a major cause of the sinking land, or land subsidence, that’s contributing to flooding risks among communities and coastal habitats in … Continue reading

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