Category Archives: DEP

2016 PA Environmental Education Grant Round Now Open

Nonprofit organizations, municipalities, schools, colleges and universities, county conservation districts and even businesses may apply to Pennsylvania’s Environmental Education Grant Program. The grants provide funding to develop programs and projects that support environmental education and include teacher professional development; curriculum integration; outdoor … Continue reading

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June 2015 Water Policy News

Feature Story: ‘WREN Awards $19,000 to Four Partnerships for Drinking Water Protection Projects in PA’ The Water Resources Education Network (WREN) Project, a project of the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania Citizen Education Fund (LWVPA-CEF), has announced that four (4) … Continue reading

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DEP Assesses $8.9 million Civil Penalty against Range Resources

PENNSYLVANIA DEP PRESS RELEASE  6/16/2015 DEP Assesses $8.9 million Civil Penalty against Range Resources for Failure to Repair Leaking Gas Well   HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has notified Range Resources-Appalachia, LLC, of Fort Worth, … Continue reading

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Register Now for PA Groundwater Symposium May 6th

In celebration of National Drinking Water Week, Penn State Extension, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and other sponsors invite you to attend the 2015 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium on May 6th at the Ramada Inn Conference Center in State College, … Continue reading

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DEP Extends Comment Period; More Public Hearings on O & G Regs

DEP Press Release 4/6/15 DEP Extends Public Comment Period, Schedules More Public Hearings to Review Revised Rulemaking Proposal for Environmental Protection Performance Standards at Oil and Gas Well Sites HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is … Continue reading

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