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Fertilizer called next threat to water

Mayors group told that strong curbs are needed September 24, 2014 11:08 PM By Tom Troy / Block News Alliance CHICAGO — Helping cities combat the threat of algae-feeding phosphorus in the Great Lakes has jumped ahead as a national environmental … Continue reading

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August 2014 Water Policy News Now Available

Read the August 2014 issue of Water Policy News.               Topics Include: August Feature: Quarryville Sees Value in Reviving Dormant Source Water Protection Plan by Lynda Ginsparg WREN Grants in Action: Etna Borough Rain … Continue reading

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EPA Orders PA Municipalities to Improve Stormwater Management

Says improvements will help protect local streams in 85 communities (PHILADELPHIA – June 24, 2014) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it has sent orders to 85 municipalities in north central and northeast Pennsylvania requiring improvements to … Continue reading

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PA Legislators to Consider Private Well Construction Standards

On June 11, 2013, the Pennsylvania House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee is scheduled to consider legislation that would authorize the Commonwealth to set standards for the construction of drinking water wells. The legislation– House Bill 343 (Miller-R-York)– would authorize … Continue reading

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