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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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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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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