DEP and PennDOT Earn National Recognition from Keep America Beautiful for Statewide Campaign to Cleanup Pennsylvania

DEP Newsroom – Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) have been honored with Keep America Beautiful (KAB) 2018 State Agency Partner Awards for their partnership on the Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania in 2017. The statewide campaign organized over 132,000 volunteers who participated in over 7,200 local cleanup events in every county of the commonwealth. “DEP has supported and participated in the annual Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania program since it began in 2004,” said DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell. “It reflects two of our core values—improving the environment and fostering strong community partnerships—and it succeeds.”

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