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Unsanctioned pay and unauthorized board members: Chester receiver unloads more allegations at stormwater authority

Chester’s state-appointed receiver says the city never signed off on salaries for its stormwater authority board members. Board members might have to pay back restitution.
By Kenny Cooper/WHYY

HUD places Chester Housing Authority on ‘troubled’ list

The Chester Housing Authority’s designation is due to “poor physical conditions.” Meanwhile, a federal probe into bribery and fraud recently delivered a trio of guilty pleas.
By Kenny Cooper/WHYY

Marsh Creek State Park once again the site of cleanup due to Mariner East pipeline construction

Mariner East pipeline builder Energy Transfer is back at the area near Marsh Creek State Park to clean up more drilling mud.

By Susan Phillips/StateImpact Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania park officials drop campground plans for Big Elk Creek State Park

DCNR officials say they’re focused on ecological restoration for Big Elk Creek State Park.
By Zoë Read/WHYY

Neighbors are fighting a proposed campsite on Landenberg’s Big Elk Creek State Park

Residents believe the land should be protected from heavy foot traffic.
By Zoë Read/WHYY

Schuylkill River Trail partners closer to goal of creating a continuous trail from Philadelphia to Schuylkill County

A group of nonprofits and county governments are collaborating on the construction of a continuous 120-mile trail along the Schuylkill River that will connect Philadelphia and Frackville in Schuylkill County. 

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF