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PENNVEST: A State Source for Low Interest Loans and Grants

The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority, otherwise known as PENNVEST,  is a state agency that provides low interest loans and some grants to fund sewer and water infrastructure projects statewide. Public water systems with DEP-approved Source Water Protection Plans may be eligible … Continue reading

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Fertilizer called next threat to water

Mayors group told that strong curbs are needed September 24, 2014 11:08 PM By Tom Troy / Block News Alliance CHICAGO — Helping cities combat the threat of algae-feeding phosphorus in the Great Lakes has jumped ahead as a national environmental … Continue reading

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Intersex Fish Now in Three Pennsylvania River Basins

(citizensvoice.com 7/5/14 – PA) When biologists cut open male fish pulled from Pennsylvania’s waterways, they found substances that belong in female fish — egg cells and a protein present in egg yolks. According to a recent U.S. Geological Survey study … Continue reading

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Harmful Algal Bloom Video PSA’s launched by EPA

When In Doubt, Stay Out! Protect your pooch from harmful algal blooms EPA has released the first of three video public service announcements to raise awareness about the potential public health impacts of harmful algal blooms, which are a manifestation … Continue reading

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WREN Awards Funding to Fifteen Partnerships Across PA

Funding Awarded to Fifteen Partnerships for Community Water Education Projects Across Pennsylvania HARRISBURG, PA (May 24, 2013) The Water Resources Education Network (WREN) Project, a project of the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania Citizen Education Fund (LWVPA-CEF), has announced … Continue reading

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