Environment

Wolf Administration Awards Environmental Education Grants

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded $205,000 in Environmental Education Grants to 45 projects addressing environmental justice, climate change, and water quality. “Supporting...

PennDOT, Fish & Boat Commission, State Police Highlight Responsible Boating, Driving

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards, along with representatives from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, and Pennsylvania State Police (PSP)...

PennDOT Invites Public to Create New Pollinator Gardens

In conjunction with National Pollinator Week, June 17-23, the Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites groups or individuals from Armstrong, Butler, Clarion, Indiana and Jefferson...

Lawmakers and Advocates Call for 100% Renewable Energy

Sen. Katie Muth (D-Berks, Chester, Montgomery) joined advocates of the clean energy movement as they rallied to promote renewable energy initiatives at the state...

Sunday Hunting Bill in PA Makes Progress

Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) applauded the passage of his Sunday Hunting Bill (Senate Bill 147) out of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The legislation, which...

Auditor General Urges PA Game Commission to Fix Its Finances, Better...

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said his new performance audit shows the Pennsylvania Game Commission should strengthen its financial oversight and hold gas and oil...

Fish for Free on Memorial Day Weekend in PA

Just in time for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, state Rep. Bill Kortz, D-Allegheny, said the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is offering the...

Harrisburg’s New Peregrine Falcons Banded in Educational Event

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Pennsylvania Game Commission, and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) banded Harrisburg’s newest peregrine falcons today in...

Bill to Provide Attorney General with Concurrent Jurisdiction in Environmental Crimes

Senators Steve Santarsiero and Maria Collett issued a joint memorandum inviting fellow senators to join them in support of a packet of legislation that...

Auditor General Calls for PA to take Action on Climate Change...

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale urged Pennsylvania to do more to prepare for the impacts of climate change due to a lack of meaningful action...

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