The October 24 PA Environment Digest is now available. Here are just a few of the headlines--
There was unanimous agreement Tuesday at a joint hearing by the Senate Environmental and Agriculture Committees that more resources are needed to meet Pennsylvania’s water pollution cleanup commitment to the Chesapeake Bay and throughout the state and that there are no magic bullets to meet those obligations. Click Here for to watch or listen to the hearing.
The PA Recycling Markets Center, Inc. Thursday announced the Northern Lancaster County Authority of Denver, PA has received the 2016 William M. Heenan, Jr. Recycling Markets Development Award for its commitment to creation of new markets for recycled color-mixed glass.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is now accepting applications for its Spring 2017 education programs for teachers and students. The deadline for applications is December 2.
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is encouraging all Pennsylvanians to get involved on America Recycles Day, November 15.
America Recycles Day recognizes the benefits of recycling while providing an educational platform that helps raise awareness about the value of reducing, reusing and recycling – every day – throughout the year.
The Department of Human Services will begin accepting applications for Low-Income Home Energy Assistance starting November 1. LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Trail of the Year. The deadline for nominations is November 11.
The PA Parks and Forests Foundation invites all students in grades 6, 7 and 8 in Pennsylvania to participate in the anti-graffiti Stewardship Middle School Poster Contest. The deadline for entries is January 16.
The PA Parks and Forests Foundation invites all students in grades 6, 7 and 8 in Pennsylvania to participate in the anti-graffiti Stewardship Video Contest for high school and college students. The deadline for entries is January 16.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday announced it is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards for companies or institutions that have developed a new process or product helping to protect public health and the environment.
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