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Celebrate Drinking Water Week In Pennsylvania May 5-11
May 6, 2019
Volunteers Needed For Schuylkill Action Network Scrub & Pub Cleanup Event May 16 In Montgomery County
May 6, 2019

Click Here to register for the event or for more information.

Students Wading Into Citizen Science in the Schuylkill River
May 6, 2019
Argall among those honored for support of Schuylkill River heritage area
May 5, 2019
Sen. Yaw Plans Bills On 3rd Party Permitting, Stream Cleaning, Nutrient Procurement, Farm Conservation Excellence, Testing Lead In School Water
May 4, 2019
U.S. House Natural Resources Committee Reports Out RECLAIM, Good Samaritan Mine Reclamation Initiatives; Senate Version Introduced
May 3, 2019

On May 1, the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee reported out HR 2156 (Cartwright-D- PA) RECLAIM abandoned mine reclamation initiative to accelerate spending from the federal Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund.

RECLAIM would support reclamation project that have the added benefit of improving the local economy.

Also approved and reported out was HR 315 which would enact a federal Good Samaritan Program to encourage watershed and community groups to to reclaim abandoned mines and restore waterways.

PA Environmental Educators: 2019 Status & Needs Of Environmental Education In PA Survey
May 2, 2019
Fish & Boat Commission Invites Public To Help Update Strategic Plan
May 2, 2019
PA Envirothon Draws Hundreds Of High School Students To State Competition In Johnstown May 21-22
May 2, 2019
PEC Now Accepting Applications For Grants To Support Local Trails Month Events
May 2, 2019

The PA Environmental Council is now accepting applications for mini-grants of up to $500 to help community organizations and trail groups celebrate Pennsylvania Trails Month in September 2019.  Applications are due May 15. Click Here for all the details on how to apply.

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