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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‘Planning to Protect Your Water Supply’ Webinar

‘Planning to Protect Your Water Supply’ Webinar March 18, 2015 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Julie Kollar, Director of the Water Resources Education Network (WREN), will team-up with Neal Fogle and Peter Wulfhorst, Economic and Community Development Educators for Penn State Extension … Continue reading

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New Tech Brief offers help for protecting Groundwater Sources

The National Environmental Services Center has just released a new Tech Brief titled “Well Maintenance and Groundwater Protection.” More than 88 million American residents have their drinking water supplied by community systems that rely on groundwater as a primary source, while … Continue reading

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February/March 2015 Water Policy News

Read the February/March 2015  Issue of Water Policy News Feature Story:  ’Red Lion Roars In as a Leader with Actions to Preserve Healthy Drinking Water’ by Lynda Ginsparg In this issue of Water Policy News, we continue our series spotlighting source water … Continue reading

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Tainted wells spur Navy to fund public water hookups

By Gary Weckselblatt, Staff Writer – The Intelligencer Warminster homeowners with wells contaminated by the products used on the former Navy base could be hooked up to public water as early as April. Tim Hagey, general manager of the Warminster … Continue reading

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