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DEP to provide surveillance kits for illegal dumping ‘nightmare’ areas

The Tribune Democrat – The Cambria County survey showed that Reade Township had 17 illegal dumpsites, more than any other municipality. Susquehanna Township, though, had the highest volume of estimated trash at 13.625 tons in 13 total sites. The authority’s website, cambriarecycles.org, offers links to both report […]

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Pennsylvania Officials Cracking Down on Illegal Dumping

16 WNEP The News Station – LUZERNE COUNTY — Illegal dumping has plagued parts of northeastern and central Pennsylvania for years.  It causes an eyesore for communities and attracts unwanted pests, but a new statewide program is trying to change that. Many drivers in Luzerne County are familiar […]

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Clean-up the Juniata in August

The Sentinel – LEWISTOWN – A cleanup effort to help maintain areas of the Juniata River in four counties will take place this August. Pennsylvania CleanWays, an affiliate of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, is leading the cleanup in Mifflin, Juniata, Perry and Huntingdon counties. According to the Keep […]

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Keep PA Beautiful: REI Grant Funds Community Projects In Bedford County

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has received a grant from Recreation Equipment Incorporated in the amount of $4,000 for community improvement projects in Bedford County. The scope of the grant will be carried out by Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s local affiliate, Keep Bedford County Beautiful, and […]

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Officials seek solutions to illegal dumping

Wayne Independent – TEXAS TWP. – Illegal dumping has been an ongoing issue on Bucks Cove Road, with tons of environmentally-hazardous materials being toss over embankments that lead to parts of the Lackawaxen River. Township officials are looking to put a stop to the problem with the […]

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Nonprofit, task force targeting Hazelwood litter

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette –During the past six months, workers have removed close to 50 tons of garbage from Hazelwood. It’s part of a more encompassing initiative by Allegheny Cleanways, a nonprofit organization, to end illegal dumping and clean up county neighborhoods. Since January, workers have cleaned close to […]

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Keep PA Beautiful Celebrates 25 Years With 25 Grants For Community Improvements

PA Environment Digest-In recognition of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s 25 year anniversary, the organization awarded 25 grants in 25 days to local affiliates and other tax-exempt groups across the state. The grants provided up to $1,000 for community improvement projects in their three focus areas of Prevent It, […]

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Keep PA Beautiful: 3 Allegheny County Men Convicted Of Illegal Dumping

PA Environment Digest -Three Allegheny County men have received written citations for illegally dumping trash. Charles Gilbert Scott (65) of Braddock, Michael Paul Leese (33) of Pittsburgh and Terrell Montgomery (46) of Pittsburgh were found guilty of littering on three separate occasions by the Honorable Jeffrey A. […]

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‘Round the Square for Wednesday

The Bradford Era -FRESH PAINT:Are there any local non-profit organizations with buildings that could use a little TLC? Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is currently accepting applications for its 2015 Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania grants. Awardees will receive up to 20 gallons of exterior paint and funding for painting […]

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Groups can apply for free paint to renew a community structure in need

sopghreporter.com -Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is now accepting applications for the 2015 Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania grants. Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania is designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies enabling them to renew a community structure in need into something beautiful through the application of […]

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