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Sunday, October 17, 2021

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...

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 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...

State Funding to help Reading Clean up Buttonwood Gateway Site

On Friday, Governor Wolf announced the Industrial Sites Reuse Program will provide funding to clean up former industrial sites in the southeast Pennsylvania region, preparing them for...

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...

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...
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Volunteers pitch in to clean up and plant trees in Reading’s City Park

The City of Reading held a community clean-up and tree planting event Saturday morning in City Park. Part of the City’s 2021 Clean City Initiative, dozens of...

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...

Antietam Lake Deer Management Program to begin Sept. 18 with controlled hunt

The County of Berks is preparing for the start of the Antietam Lake Park Deer Management Program, based on recommendations from the Antietam Lake Natural Resource Stewardship...