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After decades, dirty power plant to get clean new EPA rules. Homer City received a year-long extension on the deadline from Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection."They will be the last of the existing power plants installing scrubbers," said Vince Brisini, a...
Jefferson County residents object to sludge proposal

...sewage sludge as a nitrogen supplement on a Jefferson County hay farm. Representatives from Georgia's Department of Environmental Protection Division and Columbia County's water treatment department met with residents to explain the basics of...
Odds and Ends

...Township, about 70 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. "This was a significant mess," Stan Whitsel, a state Department of Environmental Protection supervisor said last week. "It was a bad situation just waiting to get worse." State environmental...
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Pupils learn dangers of pollution

...for a yearly honor and a piece of a $5,000 award. Clair Boatwright, the spokeswoman for the state Department of Environmental Protection, said Warrenville Elementary did not make the top three when the award was announced May 4. To be a...
Teen football player scuffles with bear

...stuck his head into a patch of brush and found the bear staring at him, said Capt. John Smutnick of the Department of Environmental Protection. "The bear sort of rose up, and the only way out was over the top of the 17-year-old," Smutnick...
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First state bans computer monitor dumping

...cathode ray tubes for recycling, the state Department of Environmental Protection said. The DEP also pledged to pay for...planner with the DEP. On the Net: State Department of Environmental Protection:
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Scare tactics do disservice to Vogtle

...Division of Public Health. As recently as 2001, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission wrote the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to correct misinformation from RPHP. The letter addressed false claims about the radioactive isotope...
Golf courses may be left high and dry this summer

...February, when state officials concerned about water shortages put regulations on courses, with the Department of Environmental Protection mandating they reduce water use by 30 percent. "It's not going to look as pristine as it would normally...
Conservation tops state supply plans

...mandated by the Florida Legislature in 1997 call for a variety of conservation measures, and the state's Department of Environmental Protection launched a statewide conservation initiative last spring. Conservation plays a key role in the state...
Turtles may be headed to Florida

...are received. "The trend is no trend," said Blair Witherington, assistant research scientist at the Department of Environmental Protection's Florida Marine Research Institute at Tequesta. "It's impossible to detect a trend for one year...