Pennsylvania’s top environmental protection official is resigning a week after he was identified as one of eight former employees of the state attorney general’s office who sent or received inter-office emails containing pornography.
Something is clearly wrong with the Smallmouth Bass of the Susquehanna River. A recent Fish and Boat Commission census found their population diminished, and many young fish dotted with sores and black spots.
Pennsylvania’s auditor general has released a report critical of the Department of Environmental Protection’s regulation of the natural gas drilling industry.
Some were Philadelphia residents, others veterans, and others simply identified themselves as people who care about clean air. Each expressed respectful opposition to a proposal by the Department of Environmental Protection to modify regulations covering certain pollutants.
With the holidays comes the gifting of new gadgets to replace old or outdated models, and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEPT) is reiterating that certain devices must be taken to designated recycling points as mandated by law.
The DEP says the code orange alert is in effect Tuesday for Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is getting some heat from environmental groups after cancelling a meeting on short notice.
Environmental officials say the black bear that wandered into a campsite in a northwestern New Jersey state forest this week has been captured and euthanized.
An environmental group today presented the New Jersey governor’s office with more than 1,000 postcards calling for the state’s Department of Environmental Protection to back off plans to revise beach access rules in the state.
Tests of air in Pennsylvania show an elevated level of radiation, but a state spokeswoman says it is far below levels of concern and is not considered a threat to public health or safety.
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is seeking public comment on a new proposal for insuring public access to state beaches and waterways.