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2 Berks community organizations commended for achievements

Reading Eagle – Berks County, Pa. – Two Berks County organizations are among 25 in the state commended for the results they achieved after being awarded grants from Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful this year.Antietam Valley Community Partnership and West Reading Elm Street received Keep 25th Anniversary grants from

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‘Seeds of Change’ to take root in Jeannette

TribLive.com – Overgrown brush and a dilapidated two-story building in the heart of Jeannette's downtown will soon become a community garden for budding green thumbs. The two rectangular lots next to each other at Clay Avenue and Seventh Street will be transformed into “The Seeds of Change”

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Wesleyville cracks down on illegal dumping

YourErie.com – ERIE, Pa. – Wesleyville is cracking down on illegal dumping. More than a dozen people caught illegally dumping at a recycling facility, security camera footage catching it all. It used to be a common sight to see old furniture, mattresses and electronics dumped at the

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Pennsylvania Environmental Council highlights illegal dumping reduction efforts in monthly television program

EP Newswire – This month’s instalment of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s (PEC) “Environmental Focus” television show hosted Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Executive Director Shannon Reiter to discuss illegal dumpsites in the state and ways to reduce their numbers and use. While the state has worked to increase recycling

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PEC TV: Illegal Dumpsite Cleanups Discussed In Nov. 15 Environmental Focus On PCN

PA Environment Digest -Despite years of progress in recycling and reducing municipal waste, there are still more than 6,500 illegal dumpsites in Pennsylvania, the topic of November’s “Environmental Focus.”  This month’s edition of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s monthly environmental affairs program airs on the Pennsylvania Cable Network

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