Monthly archive for June 2021

PA Agencies Promote ‘Litter Enforcement Corridors’

The Post – KING OF PRUSSIA PA – Pennsylvania hopes drivers will avoid littering along state highways. That message isn’t new, but its specified “Litter Enforcement Corridors” are relatively recent. The zones in which penalties for littering are significantly higher were locally promoted Thursday (June 10, 2021) by a

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PennDOT, Pennsylvania State Police, DEP, and Keep PA Beautiful Highlight Anti-Littering Efforts, Including Litter Enforcement Corridors

EIN Presswire – King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (KPB) collaborated today along a Philadelphia region litter enforcement corridor on U.S. 202 (Parkway) to highlight anti-littering efforts,

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Residents encouraged to ‘Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’

The Leader Vindicator – While littering and illegal dumping are often discussed as social or environmental problems, rarely do we think about their economic impact. Over five years, 2014 through 2018, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) spent over $65 million removing litter from within highway rights-of-way.

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York mayor names new chief of staff

York Daily Record – Mayor Michael R. Helfrich has appointed a new of Chief of Staff for the City of York. Collin Holder will replace Philip Given, who served in the position since January 2018, according to a press release from the Mayor’s office. “Collin Holder has

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Kayaks to be provided for Kiski River Sweep volunteers

Valley News Dispatch – A local outfitter will provide kayaks to Kiski River Sweep volunteers on Saturday so they can cover about a 5-mile stretch of the river from North Vandergrift to Leechburg. For about a decade, the River’s Edge Canoe and Kayak rental in Gilpin has been offering

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Keep PA Beautiful, The GIANT Company Invite Applications For Community Environmental Restoration, Green Spaces Improvement Grants

PA Environment Digest –Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, and The GIANT Company, are now accepting applications for the Healing the Planet Grant Program, a competitive grant for tax exempt organizations that aim to build environmental stewardship by connecting people and families to community green spaces, improve community green spaces, support environmental

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