PECO Awards 23 Area Municipalities and Nonprofits with a Total of $150,000 in PECO Green Region Open Space Program Grants
EPA Invites Youth to Serve on Agency’s First-Ever National Environmental Youth Advisory Council
The National Environmental Youth Advisory Council (NEYAC) is an exciting new opportunity for young people between the ages of 16-29. This group of passionate young leaders from across the country will provide advice and recommendations on environmental issues directly to the head of the EPA.
The NEYAC will include sixteen members, and anyone can apply themselves or nominate someone else. Selected applicants who become members are appointed to NEYAC for a two-year term. Click the link below to learn more about this opportunity and sign up for a webinar in July or August!
Kayakers participate in the Schuylkill River Sojourn to paddle 112 miles across water
Legislative Report On Proposed Changes To Biosolids Permits Finds No Approved Method Of PFAS ‘Forever Chemical' Testing, No Standards For PFAS In Biosolids; DEP Says Changes Needed To Protect Health, Environment
New train derailment rule would alert first responders of chemicals on board
NRCS PA Funds Community Gardens in Philadelphia
Schuylkill River Sojourn paddlers park for the night in Pottstown
Pottstown resident Nancy Wiesinger...had high praise for the Greenways staff and the army of volunteers who make the Sojourn go.... “None of all this would happen without all of the effort those people put into it.”
76-year-old Sojourner has a canoe for every occasion
Shapiro Administration Invests $10.2 Million To Protect 29 Farms, 2,044 Acres In 15 Counties From Commercial Or Residential Development
Kudos to our partners in Berks County for this win for the watershed!
Berks County – Total investment - $703,376, $604,966 – state, $98,410 – county
- The Nathaniel S. and Rebecca Weaver Burkholder Farm, Richmond Township, 77-acre crop and livestock farm
- The Charles M. III and Linda L. Evans Farm, Jefferson Township, 51-acre crop farm
- The Elizabeth Moore Farm, Tulpehoken Township, 120-acre dairy farm
USDOT Proposes Requirements for Real-time Hazmat Information for Firefighters and First Responders to Improve Freight Rail Safety
The proposed rule has been transmitted to the Federal Register. A publication date will be provided when it becomes available along with an opportunity to provide public comment.