Tag Archives: PA DEP

Lake Erie Monitored for Toxic Algae

Officials monitor Lake Erie water closely for hazardous algae Tribune Review by Megha Satyanarayana – Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 Pennsylvania water quality monitors are increasing testing along Lake Erie’s shores because of hazardous algae that contaminated drinking water supplies in … Continue reading

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PA Auditor General Report on PADEP Oversight of Natural Gas Industry

7/29/14 – WHYY’s Radio Times show today featured speakers discussing the recent release of a report by the Pennsylvania Auditor General about PADEP’s handling of complaints about the natural gas industry and hydraulic fracturing. Radio Times Show Summary: “Pennsylvania’s Auditor … Continue reading

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DEP Issues Do Not Use Warning for Stockton Water System

Luzerne County 7/11/14 – The PA DEP has recommended that residents of Stockton #6 and Stockton #8 in Hazle Township, Luzerne County, not use water from the Stockton Water System for consumptive purposes due to serious health concerns. The recommendation … Continue reading

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Intersex Fish Now in Three Pennsylvania River Basins

(citizensvoice.com 7/5/14 – PA) When biologists cut open male fish pulled from Pennsylvania’s waterways, they found substances that belong in female fish — egg cells and a protein present in egg yolks. According to a recent U.S. Geological Survey study … Continue reading

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Spring 2014 Water Policy News Now Available

Read the Spring 2014 issue of Water Policy News. Topics include: WREN Awards more than $68,000 to 22 Local Community Partnerships; Preview of WREN 2014 Annual Grantee Meeting: “Making a Splash for Clean Water;” Major Climate Change Impact Report Released for … Continue reading

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