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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

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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

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

EPA proposed regulating PFAS chemicals in drinking water. What are they?

Also known as “forever chemicals” due to how difficult it is to clean them up, these compounds are associated with health problems.

By Kathleen Davis/WESA
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