DEP Issues Code Orange Air Quality Alert For ThursdayThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has issued a Code Orange Air Quality alert for Thursday, July 13, for Philadelphia and the surrounding area.
Eminent Domain Suits Aim To Get Easements For New Dune Protection System Down ShoreThe Christie Administration has threatened for months to take shore homeowners to court if they did not grant easements for formation of a statewide network of dunes to protect against the next major storm.
8 Charged In Ongoing NJ Illegal Dumping InvestigationEight more people have been charged with illegal dumping in New Jersey's state parks and nature areas.
DEP Official Named In Porn Office Emails Case ResignsPennsylvania'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.
Susquehanna Smallmouth Bass Send SOSSomething 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.
PA Auditor General: Department Of Environmental Protection Caught Unprepared By Fracking GrowthPennsylvania’s auditor general has released a report critical of the Department of Environmental Protection’s regulation of the natural gas drilling industry.
Environmentalists Voice Opposition Over Proposed Modifications To Pa.’s Smog RulesSome 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.
NJ Residents Reminded To Recycle Old Electronic Devices With the holidays comes the gifting of new gadgets to replace old or outdated models, and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEPT) is reiterating that certain devices must be taken to designated recycling points as mandated by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.
DEP Issues Air Quality Ozone Alert For SE Pa.The DEP says the code orange alert is in effect Tuesday for Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.
Cancelled Meeting About Polluted Wells Ruffles Feathers Of Environmental GroupsThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is getting some heat from environmental groups after cancelling a meeting on short notice.
Bear That Wandered Into Campsite Captured, KilledEnvironmental officials say the black bear that wandered into a campsite in a northwestern New Jersey state forest this week has been captured and euthanized.
Group Calls For Stronger, Not Weaker, Beach Access Rules In New JerseyAn 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.
Pennsylvania Air Test Shows Slight Radiation ElevationTests 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.
New Rules For Beach Access in New Jersey