Monthly Archives: May 2014

Spring 2014 Water Policy News Now Available

Read the Spring 2014 issue of Water Policy News. Topics include: WREN Awards more than $68,000 to 22 Local Community Partnerships; Preview of WREN 2014 Annual Grantee Meeting: “Making a Splash for Clean Water;” Major Climate Change Impact Report Released for … Continue reading

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West Virginia Regulators Open Investigation into Chemical Spill

May 22, 2014 Associated Press: CHARLESTON — The state Public Service Commission opened an investigation Wednesday to determine whether the company overseeing the public water supply responded appropriately to a chemical spill in January that contaminated the tap water of … Continue reading

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Water Resources Education Network Awards Funding to 22 Partnerships

HARRISBURG, PA (May 16, 2014)  - 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 22 community partnerships across the Commonwealth have been awarded a … Continue reading

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PA Growing Greener Grant Program Now Open

5/13/14 – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that it is accepting applications for the Growing Greener Grant Program for watershed protection and abandoned mine drainage projects. Local governments, non-profits, schools, municipal authorities and watershed associations are … Continue reading

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May 4 – 10 2014 is Drinking Water Week

Water is the foundation for life. Help your community learn more about the vital role safe water plays in our lives and how they can help protect clean fresh water during Drinking Water Week 2014! Access to public water sources … Continue reading

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