Monthly archive for March 2017

As reports of illegal dumping rise, can Philly bring new solutions to this old problem?

PlanPhilly -It’s Saturday morning and a group of volunteers is gathered around a vacant lot next to the train tracks at Erie Avenue in Tioga. There’s trash piled everywhere: tires, abandoned pieces of furniture and appliances, and plastic bags hanging from branches. Raymond Gant, a 60-year-old North

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Keep PA Beautiful Urges Students To Apply For Keep America Beautiful’s Youth Advisory Council

PA Environment Digest Blog – Keep America Beautiful is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 National Youth Advisory Council which provides an opportunity for 10 high school students (15-18 years old) from diverse backgrounds to participate in a service learning and leadership development program. Read Entire Article

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Encourages Students to Apply to Keep America Beautiful’s Youth Advisory Council

(March 29, 2017) – Keep America Beautiful is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 National Youth Advisory Council (YAC). This is an opportunity for 10 high school students (15-18 years old) from diverse backgrounds to participate in a service learning and leadership development program. The YAC members

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Keep America Beautiful Presents State Agency Partner Awards to PA Department of Environmental Protection, PA Department of Transportation and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful

[March 28, 2017] – The PA Department of Environmental Protection and PA Department of Transportation were two of 13 Keep America Beautiful State Agency Partner Award recipients, presented at the annual Keep America Beautiful National Awards Ceremony, which took place during the recent 2017 Keep America Beautiful

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DEP, PennDOT Receive National Recognition From Keep America Beautiful

PA Environment Digest Blog – The departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation were two of 13 Keep America Beautiful State Agency Partner Award recipients at the annual Keep America Beautiful National Awards Ceremony in January for their support of the Great American Cleanup of PA. Read Entire

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DEP, PennDOT receive national recognition from Keep America Beautiful

The Progress – The departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation were two of 13 Keep America Beautiful State Agency Partner Award recipients at the annual Keep America Beautiful National Awards Ceremony in January for their support of the Great American Cleanup of PA. Read Entire Article

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PEC: Get Your Hands Dirty In Luzerne, Columbia County State Forests, Plant Trees

PA Environment Digest – Join the PA Environmental Council, DCNR Bureau of Forestry and Keep PA Beautiful to celebrate Earth Day 2017 by helping with tree plantings in Pinchot State Forest in Luzerne County and Weiser State Forest in Columbia County on April 21-22. To ensure are

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DEP Announces Winners Of 2017 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards

PA Environment Digest – Department of Environmental Protection Thursday announced 21 organizations across the Commonwealth will receive the prestigious 2017 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence for 16 projects that represent the very best in innovation, collaboration, and public service in environmental stewardship. Read Entire Article

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Wolf Administration Announces 2017 Environmental Excellence Award Winners

March 23, 2017 –Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that 21 organizations across the commonwealth will receive the prestigious 2017 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence for 16 projects that represent the very best in innovation, collaboration, and public service in environmental

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Volunteers Needed for Statewide Clean-up, Beautification Effort

Gant Daily – Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Departments of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are seeking volunteers for this year’s Great American Clean-up of Pennsylvania that runs through May 31. The clean-up is sponsored each year by PennDOT, DEP, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and other

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