clean-water

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The U.S. is making plans to replace all of its lead water pipes from coast to coast | Analysis

BY: - December 26, 2021

Every lead pipe that’s replaced will pay off in higher lifetime earnings and lower rates of illness for families that gain access to safer tap water.

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Clean water bills will benefit hunters, anglers and others who love the outdoors | Opinion

BY: - December 8, 2021

'Once in a generation' is often political hyperbole -- but these Pa. House and Senate bills offer just such an opportunity.

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Rules clamping down on ‘forever chemicals’ clear a key regulatory hurdle | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - November 17, 2021

The state Environmental Quality Board approved new limits on PFAS chemicals in water, but work remains

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State regulators must determine if hazardous ‘forever chemicals’ were used in fracking | Opinion

BY: - November 17, 2021

Residents have a right to know what chemicals are being used in their neighborhoods and what hazards they and their children may be exposed to.

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Climate change is a justice issue: These 6 charts show why | Opinion

BY: - November 5, 2021

The debate over -- and the search for answers to -- these issues will continue long after the climate summit in Glasgow is over.

‘We stand at a crossroads’: Chesapeake Bay Foundation names its new president

BY: - November 1, 2021

Hilary Harp Falk, most recently of the National Wildlife Federation, succeeds William C. Baker, who will step down at year's end

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Biden’s PFAS plan targets Pa., other states plagued by ‘forever chemicals’ | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - October 19, 2021

Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The Biden administration has announced what it’s describing as an “accelerated effort” to protect Americans from so-called “forever chemicals” in drinking water in Pennsylvania and other states that can cause severe health problems. The administration says its plan to tackle the chemicals formally known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) is a multi-pronged effort that will […]

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Without action on climate change, Hurricane Ida is just the beginning | Opinion

BY: - September 24, 2021

Without swift and substantial action to reduce methane and carbon emissions, we’re on a dangerous track to deadlier and more frequent natural disasters.

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Wolf, Chesapeake Guvs. want $737M to help farmers to fight climate change | Wednesday Coffee

BY: - September 8, 2021

The move was welcomed by environmentalists, who say more needs to be done

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Cleaning up ‘forever chemicals’ must be a federal priority | Allison Stevens

BY: - September 6, 2021

If chemical manufacturers won’t voluntarily rein them in and clean them up (unlikely), our government must step in.

‘Big and bold’ infrastructure bill still falls short on helping states fight climate change

BY: - August 6, 2021

“We’re going to do things to reduce climate emissions, but we’re going to spend more in ways that we know increase them,” one expert said

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DEP steamrolling power plant approval is out of step with agency rhetoric | Opinion

BY: - July 28, 2021

The agency must reopen the public comment period for a proposed pipeline in Clinton County