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Schuylkill Center in Roxborough offers natural escape within the city
May 23, 2018
Meeting to review draft of Wissahickon Gateway Plan
May 23, 2018

The final public meeting on the proposed Wissahickon Gateway Plan will be held Wednesday, May 23, at 6:30 p.m. in the Downs Hall auditorium at Jefferson University, 3243 W. Schoolhouse Lane, East Falls.

Volunteers pitch in at pollinator garden along Schuylkill River Trail
May 6, 2018

More than 20 volunteers assisted in planting colorful flowers and shrubs Saturday in a pollinator garden along the Schuylkill River Trail in Pottstown.

City will use mussels as natural water-treatment plants
May 5, 2018

In a first for the nation, Philadelphia officials have launched the first city-owned mussel hatchery as part of an effort to improve water quality in the Delaware River Basin.

Earth Week Pollution Prevention “Mixer” in King of Prussia
May 4, 2018

Montgomery County Conservation District and Partnership for the Delaware Estuary’s “Schuylkill Action Network” partnered with Simon Property Group to host an Earth Week Pollution Prevention “Mixer” event for the King of Prussia Restaurant, Food Service and Hospitality Community. The event was held at King of Prussia Mall on April 24 th and was attended by 50 individuals. Attendees included (but were not limited to) several hotel, restaurant facility and business managers from the King of Prussia area

City will use mussels as natural water-treatment plants
May 3, 2018

In a first for the nation, Philadelphia officials have launched the first city-owned mussel hatchery as part of an effort to improve water quality in the Delaware River Basin.

DEP Levies Additional $355,000 Penalty Against Sunoco for Mariner East 2 Violations
May 3, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has levied a $355,622 penalty against Sunoco Pipeline LP (Sunoco) for violations of the Clean Streams Law that occurred during the construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline between May 3, 2017 and February 27, 2018. 
 

With nation’s first city-owned mussel hatchery, Philly employing bivalves in battle to improve water quality
May 2, 2018

Freshwater mussels function as nature’s water treatment plants. Each animal can filter up to 600 gallons of water per month. And when working together, they can dramatically clean the water of the rivers they live in.

A thirst for clean water flowing from Berks County
May 2, 2018

Furnace Stream Farms sits at the foot of deeply forested Kittatinny Ridge. Furnace Creek runs through the farm's pastures, still clean and pure after its descent from its headwaters.

Logjam at Schuylkill River Trail bridge being removed
April 30, 2018

Workers and volunteers are once again worker to remove a logjam on the Schuylkill River at an old railroad bridge that carries the Thun Trail portion of the Schuylkill River Trail over the river between Amity and Union townships.

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