Environment

Governor’s GreenGov Council to Begin Analysis of Agency Green Practices

The Wolf Administration announced that the interagency GreenGov Council will begin its analysis of state agencies’ energy savings and sustainability strategies, taking steps towards fulfilling...

Pennsylvanians Reminded to Protect Against Eastern Equine Encephalitis, Cases Confirmed in...

The Pennsylvania departments of Agriculture and Health today reminded Pennsylvanians to take every possible precaution against mosquito bites for themselves and their animals, especially...

Proposed Constitutional Ban on Fracking in PA

State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) announced legislation to create a constitutional amendment banning hydraulic fracturing in Pennsylvania. “My staff and I have toured fracking sites all...

Governor Wolf Takes Executive Action to Combat Climate Change, Carbon Emissions

Governor Tom Wolf took executive action instructing the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a market-based...

Groundbreaking of Recyclable Plastic Manufacturer in Schuylkill County

Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined officials from Clearly Clean, LLC, a manufacturer of recyclable plastic trays for retail...

PA Ag Department Offers Guidance to Philadelphians Amidst Spotted Lanternfly Intrusion

On the heels of Spotted Lanternfly sightings throughout Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Fred Strathmeyer was joined by partners in the fight...

Celebration of 20,000 Acres of Preserved Farmland in Cumberland County

A three-decade partnership has secured the future of more than 20,000 acres of Cumberland County farmland, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding said. He joined Cumberland County...

Three PA Schools Win National Award for Conservation Programs

Three Pennsylvania schools were formally honored as national 2019 Green Ribbon Schools in recognition of their work to educate students about conservation and implement...

Pennsylvania Moves Forward with Methane Regulations

As the federal government continues its irresponsible rollback of efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Governor Tom Wolf is committed to protecting Pennsylvanians from...

Communities can Apply for Funds for Sidewalks and Bike Lanes

Sen. Katie Muth (D-Berks, Chester, Montgomery) is informing municipalities and local organizations that applications for multi-modal transportation projects are now being accepted by the...

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