Environment

DEP Highlights National Radon Action Month, Provides Free Radon Test Kits

January is National Radon Action Month, marking a time of increased outreach and public awareness for this serious health hazard. Radon is a colorless, odorless,...

PUC Issues Management and Operations Audit for Pennsylvania American Water Company

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has released the results of a detailed Management and Operations Audit of the Pennsylvania American Water Company (PAWC),...

PA Game Commission Adjusts Late-Season Pheasant Releases

The recent detection of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) at a private Northumberland County game farm has prompted the Pennsylvania Game Commission to adjust...

Drought Watch Remains for 13 Counties, Franklin County Moved to Drought...

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that a drought watch will continue for 13 counties and a drought warning will continue for...

Rate Increases for Water and Wastewater Services Proposed by Pennsylvania American...

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission suspended rate increase requests for water and wastewater services proposed by the Pennsylvania American Water Company (PAWC) to allow for a detailed...

PA to Spend $335 Million to Improve Drinking Water Across the...

Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Rick Siger recently announced 1018 new project approvals through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) totaling $335 million in grants. “From...

Grant Awarded to Restore Freshwater Mussels in Susquehanna River

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is pleased to announce that a conservation partnership, of which it is a member, has been awarded...

CNX Resources Begins Disclosing Names of All Chemicals & Posting Air...

As a result of the historic collaboration between Pennsylvania and CNX Resources Corporation, CNX has begun posting air monitoring results in real time for two...

Voting to Begin for Pennsylvania’s 2024 River of the Year

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today announced the public is invited to vote online for the 2024 Pennsylvania...

DCNR Announces 2,500 Acre Addition to Pinchot State Forest

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced that the agency has added the 2,500-acre Miller Mountain property in Wyoming County, and...