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Pennsylvania Officials Cracking Down on Illegal Dumping

16 WNEP The News Station – LUZERNE COUNTY — Illegal dumping has plagued parts of northeastern and central Pennsylvania for years.  It causes an eyesore for communities and attracts unwanted pests, but a new statewide program is trying to change that. Many drivers in Luzerne County are familiar

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Clean-up the Juniata in August

The Sentinel – LEWISTOWN – A cleanup effort to help maintain areas of the Juniata River in four counties will take place this August. Pennsylvania CleanWays, an affiliate of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, is leading the cleanup in Mifflin, Juniata, Perry and Huntingdon counties. According to the Keep

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Officials seek solutions to illegal dumping

Wayne Independent – TEXAS TWP. – Illegal dumping has been an ongoing issue on Bucks Cove Road, with tons of environmentally-hazardous materials being toss over embankments that lead to parts of the Lackawaxen River. Township officials are looking to put a stop to the problem with the

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Nonprofit, task force targeting Hazelwood litter

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette –During the past six months, workers have removed close to 50 tons of garbage from Hazelwood. It’s part of a more encompassing initiative by Allegheny Cleanways, a nonprofit organization, to end illegal dumping and clean up county neighborhoods. Since January, workers have cleaned close to

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‘Round the Square for Wednesday

The Bradford Era -FRESH PAINT:Are there any local non-profit organizations with buildings that could use a little TLC? Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is currently accepting applications for its 2015 Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania grants. Awardees will receive up to 20 gallons of exterior paint and funding for painting

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Vote for your favorite video for Great American Cleanup

sopghreporter.com -Voting has begun for the 3rd Annual Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest! Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful received 14 entries that are representative of the diverse grassroots network that participates in the Great American Cleanup of PA.  All videos are posted on the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful

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