Pa. Department of Environmental Protection

Philadelphia Encouraging Homeowners to Add Curbside Electric Car ChargersIf you live in Philadelphia and own an electric car, you can get a special parking space in front of your home to charge your vehicle.
Tredyffrin Twp. Agrees to Costly Settlement in Valley Forge Water Pollution CaseThe township has agreed to pay a $110,000 fine and replace the pipeline that ruptured twice last winter in Valley Forge National Park. Twenty-one million gallons of raw sewage spilled into Valley Creek.
Philly Streets Commissioner Says Center City Snow Must Be Carted Far AfieldAccording to city officials, crews are "lifting" it.
Smoggy Day Makes An Unusual Autumn Appearance In PhiladelphiaA spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection says it's unusual for such bad air quality this time of year.
Pa. Environmental Protection Chief Leaving, Delighting Environmental Groups"The secretary balked and would not agree that global warming is happening, or is caused by pollution. That really puts him pretty far out on a limb," says David Masur of Penn Environment.
After 3½ Months, Susquehanna Rd. Access to Pa. Turnpike is ReopenedIt was shut down in mid-May for a joint project involving Abington Township and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
Officials Say Southeastern Pa. Has Not Yet Reached Drought StageA nearly snowless winter melted into some later months with less rainfall, and now, in the swelter of July, drought concerns arise.
High Ozone Level Triggers Hot-Weather 'Code Orange' Alert For RegionPhiladelphia and its surrounding counties are under a "code orange," meaning the air contains unhealthy levels of ozone.
Lower Providence Homes Getting Municipal Water To Replace Contaminated WellsConstruction begins this week on a $2½-million project that will bring clean water to dozens of residents in Montgomery County for the first time in more than five years.
With Lack of Snow and Rain, Pennsylvania Evaluates Drought Potential There was very little measurable snow over the winter, and rainfall has been lacking so far this spring in southeastern Pennsylvania.
Health Officials Concerned About Mosquito Impact This SpringIt's only the first week of March and already state health officials are concerned about the impact of mosquitoes this spring.
Despite 'Times' Article, Pennsylvania DEP Finds No Radiation In Shale DownstreamsPennsylvania state officials say results for the first two months of testing show no radioactive contamination of water in Pennsylvania waterways located in the Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling region.