Environment

Governor Wolf Signs Bills Raising Tobacco Age to 21, Allowing Hunting...

Governor Tom Wolf signed House Bill 97 and Senate Bill 473, which amends tobacco legislation to prohibit the sale of any tobacco, nicotine or related item to...

DEP, PennDOT and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Push Initiative to Reduce Litter,...

The Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Transportation (PennDOT), in partnership with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, announced an initiative to reduce littering and presented...

Gov. Wolf: Lead-Free PA Initiative Seeking Input on Local Needs

As part of continuing efforts to advance his Lead-Free PA initiative, Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the commonwealth is issuing a Request for Information...

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...

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