Environment

Plans to Pitch Legislation Calling for Pipeline Construction Safety in Pennsylvania

Sen. Katie Muth (D- Berks/Chester/Montgomery) announced that she will be introducing two pieces of legislation that would mandate specific safety and public awareness standards...

Environmentalists Support Plan to Reduce Polystyrene Pollution in Pennsylvania

State Rep. Tim Briggs introduced legislation to reduce the amount of polystyrene material that pollutes the environment. House Bill 627 would prohibit food establishments from...

Falcon Watch: Peregrine Activity around PPL’s Tower Building in Allentown

Peregrine falcons are once again making their presence known around PPL's 23-story headquarters in downtown Allentown, giving rise to hope they'll once again nest...

Fishing License Exemption for Therapeutic Reasons

A measure that would allow the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission to issue therapeutic exemptions to fishing license requirements unanimously passed the House, state...

Senators Haywood, Killion and Santarsiero Offer Bipartisan Bill to Modernize Pennsylvania’s...

State Senator Steven J. Santarsiero, Senator Art Haywood and Senator Thomas H. Killion issued a co-sponsorship memorandum detailing their proposed expansion of the Alternative...

Senator Kearney Urges Moratorium On Mariner East Project Until Safety Protocols...

Senator Tim Kearney (D-Chester/Delaware) joined lawmakers across Delaware County and Chester County in sending a letter to Governor Wolf urging a moratorium on the...

Creative Makers of the PA Wilds Exhibit at State Capitol Building

The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. and Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania are proud to announce that the Creative Makers of the Pennsylvania Wilds – A...

Community Taskforce Discusses Spotted Lanternfly Efforts, PA Farm Bill

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks) joined members of the Spotted Lanternfly Community Engagement Taskforce to discuss the ongoing work to...

Treatment for Spotted Lanternfly Spotted in PA

Arborjet Inc., a revolutionary tree and plant health care company has developed a proven and effective treatment solution to help mitigate the Spotted Lanternfly....

Fulton, Clearfield County Deer Test Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture announced that a doe on a Bethel Township, Fulton County breeding farm and a buck on a Bloom Township,...