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Environmental Cleanup

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  • DEP: Northampton County man illegally dumped construction debris

    DEP: Northampton County man illegally dumped construction debris
    A Northampton County man, who is accused of illegally dumped demolition and construction debris in three counties earlier this year, has been ordered to remove the materials and stop transporting trash, the state Department of Environmental Protection...
  • Under pressure from feds, DEP toughens proposed rule for coal emissions

    The state Department of Environmental Protection has revised a rule it proposed in April to limit emissions from coal-fired power plants that was widely panned by environmental groups and deemed "too lax" by federal environmental regulators. The new...
  • Katie McGinty named Tom Wolf's chief of staff

    Katie McGinty named Tom Wolf's chief of staff
    HARRISBURG — Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has named the state's former Department of Environmental Protection secretary as his chief of staff. In his first announcement since winning election, Wolf announced Katie McGinty would be his top aide. McGinty,...
  • Support EPA rules for coal plant emissions

    A letter to the editor has a headline, "Voters promise to continue watching officials."Yes, I, too, want to watch as our elected officials make decisions in our name. One issue that is pressing at the moment is the Environmental Protection Agency's...
  • Political Shifts Threaten Sane Energy Policy

    Political Shifts Threaten Sane Energy Policy
    With Republican Mitch McConnell the almost certain Senate majority leader, local representation from coal-rich Kentucky will send the nation back to the dark ages of energy policy. The forward progress made by the Environmental Protection Agency on...
  • McAuliffe applauds EPA's carbon intent, questions details

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration formally backed the federal Environmental Protection Agency's push for carbon-emission rules Friday, applauding the concept but asking for leniency in the goals currently proposed for Virginia. The way the EPA...
  • LCA comes up with plan to avoid fines over raw sewage overflows

    LCA comes up with plan to avoid fines over raw sewage overflows
    The Lehigh County Authority will present a plan to environmental officials for keeping sewage out of waterways in lieu of meeting a federal deadline to end those overflows. Tony Dill, environmental engineer with consultant Arcadis, said the authority is...
  • Protect our environment, health

    Laws have been passed to protect the environment and health issues, yet we still get bad decisions from our appointed and elected officials. The mind-set of some people on these issues is appalling. We allow chemicals to be used that affect our water,...
  • Agricultural businesses encouraged to check out Operation Cleansweep

    Lake County has spent the past few months trying to help residents get ready for the new curbside collection service that was launched on Oct. 6, and which introduced recycling to residents of unincorporated areas outside the cities. Now Lake County&...
  • League of Women Voters holds discussion on climate change

    "This meeting is the first step in thinking locally about climate change," said Cathy Cementina, from the League of Women Voters of Northeastern Connecticut, introducing a discussion held at Coventry's Booth and Dimock Memorial Library on Oct. 17....
  • Residents' wells dry up as lake drawdown begins

    Even though work will not begin on the proposed Glasgo Dam repair project until next spring, residents around Glasgo Pond are already feeling the pinch, as their wells run dry and town officials scramble to find some way to alleviate the problem. Randy...