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Pa. Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts to get federal money

Pennsylvania has been lagging behind other bay states in meeting cleanup goals set for 2025.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Advocates push for conservation money in next Farm Bill

Environmental groups say resources from the Farm Bill can help farmers lower their impact.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Pa. water plan urges more resources to protect against flooding, pollution

Pennsylvania generally has abundant water. But the commonwealth must take steps to clean and protect its waterways and nearby communities.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

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DEP looks to add 40 staff to oversee water programs

Gov. Tom Wolf’s final budget proposal calls for a $5 million increase to the Department of Environmental Protection to hire new staff.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

13 projects across Pa. get $4 million from feds for water cleanup

The grants from the Environmental Protection Agency are meant to address nonpoint source pollution, such as farm and stormwater run-off and acid mine drainage.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Environmental advocates call on legislature to put more money toward Chesapeake Bay cleanup

Advocates are hoping lawmakers will use federal money to fund a few Republican-backed proposals when they return this fall.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

State gives $34 million for water cleanup

The largest share is going to efforts in the south central part of the state.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

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