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DEP Approves Rolling Hills Landfill’s Expansion Application in Berks County

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has approved the major permit modification application for the Rolling Hills Landfill in Berks County. The Delaware County Solid Waste Authority...

EPA Work Continues at the Former Exide Technologies Facility in Laureldale

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is continuing cleanup work at the former Exide facility in Laureldale, following the recent bankruptcy of the property’s corporate owner. In May...

Site of Former Bern Township Pistol Range Receives Soil Remediation Funding

Governor Tom Wolf has approved new funding through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program to the Berks County Industrial Development Authority for environmental remediation to revitalize the site...

PA DEP Awards nearly $300k to Berks Cleaner Fuel Transportation Projects

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has awarded more than $3.4 million in 2020 Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants (AFIGs) to 20 cleaner fuel transportation projects statewide that...

Berks Sustainable Energy Company Awarded Grant to Develop Solar Dish Concentrator

The Met-Ed / Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund awarded a $340,000 grant to a Berks County company developing an innovative solar dish concentrator capable of delivering clean, inexpensive...

Berks Receives $100,000 State Grant to Improve Local Water Quality

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has awarded approximately $1 million in grants to support 26 counties in the upper half of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in...

Berks Projects Selected in ‘Growing Greener‘ Local Water Clean Up Program

DEP Announces More than $12 Million to Fund Local Water Clean Up Projects in PA’s Southcentral Region The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced Wednesday that 43...

DEP Awards $4.9 Million in Grants to 23 Watershed Restoration Projects

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection awarded $4.9 million in Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Grants to 23 projects that will help communities and the environment around...

Met-Ed Grant Available for Sustainable Energy Research Project

The Met Ed / Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund announced it has one grant of up to $340,000 available to support an applied research and development project in...

Volunteers Needed for ‘Pick Up Pennsylvania’ Litter Campaign

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and Department of Transportation are seeking volunteers for “Pick Up Pennsylvania,” a campaign of small-group or solo litter cleanup events, September...
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