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Report: Pa. chicken plant pollutes waterways with millions of pounds of nitrogen, phosphorus

A Tyson Foods plant in Lancaster County is one of several Tyson plants that researchers say discharged pollutants by piping wastewater into waterways.
By Zoë Read/WHYY

Updated: February 2, 2024 | 10:44 pm

Pa. gets $101 million to clean up old mines

The grant money comes from the 2021 federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Pa. Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan falls short for third time, EPA says

The federal government says it will continue heightened enforcement in the state indefinitely.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

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Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper files legal action against Harrisburg, water company, citing sewage

The riverkeeper and a Washington, D.C.-based group say Capital Region Water isn’t doing enough to stop pollution.

By Brett Sholtis

Bill in state House would loosen pollution reporting requirements

The measure is opposed by a collection of sportsmen’s and environmental groups.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Sampling confirms Harrisburg’s sewage overflow is polluting the Susquehanna River with E. coli

A related report finds Pennsylvania has ‘gone backwards’ in its effort to curb river pollution
By Brett Sholtis

Driller charged over contamination in ‘Gasland’ town of Dimock

The grand jury cited Cabot’s “long-term indifference to the damage it caused to the environment and citizens of Susquehanna County.”
By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press