Environment

Antlerless Deer Licenses to go on Sale in PA July 13

If you haven’t yet purchased your 2020-21 Pennsylvania hunting license, now might be the time. The new license year began July 1, meaning new licenses...

Treasurer Torsella Calls On U.S. Supermarkets To Reduce Emissions Of Super...

Pennsylvania State Treasurer Joe Torsella called on major U.S. supermarkets to reduce their carbon footprint, by transitioning away from harmful refrigerant chemicals such as...

Chronic Wasting Disease Areas Expanding in Pennsylvania

The battle to control chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Pennsylvania is expanding into new areas. The Pennsylvania Game Commission maintains three Disease Management Areas across...

DCNR Seeking Online Public Input on Pennsylvania’s Public and Private Forest

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn invited public input in an online survey helping DCNR chart the future course for...

DEP Awards over $434,000 in Environmental Education Grants to Benefit Youth,...

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection awarded $434,168 in Environmental Education Grants to 55 projects that will engage youth and adults in Environmental Justice...

See a Turkey? You can Submit a Report

Each summer, Pennsylvanians help track wild turkey populations by reporting their turkey sightings to the Game Commission.  And once again this year, they’ll have...

43rd Statewide Grand Jury Finds Pennsylvania Failed To Protect Citizens During...

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the findings and recommendations of Pennsylvania’s 43rd Statewide Investigating Grand Jury report on the fracking industry. The Grand Jury’s...

Governor gives DEP more time for Greenhouse Gases Plan

Governor Tom Wolf granted the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection a six-week extension to develop a proposed plan to allow Pennsylvania to participate in...

Lackawanna River Honored as Pennsylvania’s 2020 River of the Year 

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn joined Lackawanna River Conservation Association and other local officials in marking June Rivers Month and...

DEP Launches Expanded Online Permitting Options to Assist Businesses 

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced a new online permit application tool that will help permit applicants submit their permit applications electronically. The...

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