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EPA Holds Only Hearing on Eliminating Methane Regulations

As a greenhouse gas, methane is 80 times more...

Environment Oct 24, 2019

Majority Policy Committee holds Workshop on Conservative Approaches to Clean Energy

HARRISBURG – Tuesday, the Senate Majority Policy Committee conducted...

Environment Oct 23, 2019

PA to Join Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

In 2018, extreme weather in Pennsylvania caused $144 million...

Environment Oct 17, 2019

PA Joining Suit for Tough Auto-Emission Standards

Vehicle emissions contribute to asthma-inducing smog and global climate...

Environment Sep 27, 2019

PA Legislators Call for Strong Methane Rules

Methane, the main ingredient in natural gas, accounts for...

Environment Sep 20, 2019

Interactive Map Identifies Oil and Gas Waste Sites

From 2003 to 2018, the waste generated by oil...

Environment Sep 16, 2019

PA Pushback on EPA Plan to Eliminate Methane Regulations

U.S. oil and gas operations release an estimated 13...

Environment Sep 09, 2019

Penn State Berks Center studies methods to eradicate spotted lanternfly

John Rost, Lab Supervisor for Biology and Horticulture, is...

Education Aug 29, 2019

Bill Brings Hope for PA River Herring, Shad

Forage fish attract larger predator fish, like striped bass,...

Environment Aug 22, 2019

We Can Stop the Climate Crisis

It’s time to farm (and eat!) like the world...

Environment Aug 19, 2019

City of Reading to Expand Recycling Carts City-Wide

The City of Reading is offering new recycling carts...

Community Aug 15, 2019

Report Highlights Role for Farming in Slowing Climate Change

A new report confirms improving agricultural land-management practices will...

Environment Aug 13, 2019

Explosion Sparks Calls for More Pipeline Scrutiny

Fossil fuel infrastructure in the U.S. includes about 2.6...

Environment Aug 12, 2019

Penn State Master Gardeners Offer Fall Gardening Series

Penn State Extension Master Gardeners are offering a series...

Community Aug 07, 2019

EPA Moves to Weaken Coal-Ash Rules

In 2012, U.S. power plants produced approximately 110 million...

Environment Aug 06, 2019

Berks Water Week – Because Clean Water Matters

Berks Water Week is celebrated through Aug. 10th, 2019...

Environment Aug 05, 2019

Candidates Pressed for Clean Water Policies

Pennsylvania’s Lake Erie shore includes parks and natural areas...

Environment Aug 01, 2019

Spotted Lanternfly Permit Training

SLF Permit required in the following counties: Berks, Bucks,...

Environment Jul 29, 2019
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