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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.
Environmental Groups Urge Greater Protection For Local WaterwaysFigures show the Schuylkill River is the 17th most polluted local watershed in America. The Delaware River ranks even higher.
Air Pollution Controls On Coal Burning Power Plants Have Environmentalists Saying They Now Need Water Pollution Controls TooThe public comment period ends next Friday on proposed environmental regulations that could pit your light switch against your water faucet.
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.
Pa. Lawmaker Wants To Lift Doctor-Patient Gag Order in Marcellus Shale LawPennsylvania's new law governing Marcellus shale gas drilling -- Act 13 -- bars doctors and other health professions from sharing information about what chemicals are used in the process.
Corbett's Fracking 'Impact Fees' Fall Short, Says Pennsylvania Environmental GroupTracy Carluccio of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network says the proposed fees pale in comparison to the damage that can be done by fracking.
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