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Updated: March 4, 2021 | 1:23 pm

Pa.’s waterways are full of microplastics, a citizen science study says

Rivers and creeks near Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, State College and across the state show evidence of plastic products.

By Hannah Chinn/WHYY

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Schuylkill to Susquehanna Greenway gets special state designation

The trail runs through Chester, Montgomery and Lancaster counties, and enables people to travel between the Schuylkill and Susquehanna rivers.

By Darryl C. Murphy/WHYY

Household chemicals that harm fish were found in Susquehanna River. This Penn State research aims to help lessen the problem

Researchers studied endocrine-disrupting compounds in homes and river
By Donna McDermott

Boater pleads in deaths of fiancée, child after striking dam

A midstate man charged in the boating deaths of his fiancee and 3-year-old daughter has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and other charges.

By The Associated Press

Environmental group finds dangerous E. coli levels in Susquehanna River

Environmental Integrity Project is calling on the state to help fix Harrisburg’s sewer and stormwater system. The water authority is considering adding a stormwater impact fee to city residents and property owners to help pay for upgrades.

By Brett Sholtis