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Clairon County Residents Speak Out on Area’s Littering Problem

Explore Clarion – The Pennsylvania Litter Research Study – organized in 2018-2019 with funding from PA DEP (Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection); PennDOT (Pennsylvania Department of Transportation); Keep America Beautiful, and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful – conducted a phone survey collecting 500 residents’ views on litter and littering,

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PennDOT Innovations Challenge open to high school students

The Triboro Banner – With the Dec. 20 entry deadline approaching, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) remind students in grades 9-12 to participate in the third PennDOT Innovations Challenge. The Innovations Challenge encourages students to use their problem-solving,

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500 Million Pieces of Trash Cover This State’s Roads

24/7 Wall Street – One of America’s largest states by population has roads littered with items that people have thrown away. The litter ranges from cigarette butts to bottles and aluminum cans. Researchers say they have little hope the problem will get better soon. The nonprofit Keep

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96 million-plus cigarette butts along Pennsylvania roadways

Penn Live Patriot News – A study of litter along Pennsylvania roadways earlier this year found more than 96 million cigarette butts that had been tossed from passing vehicles. The Pennsylvania Litter Research Study was done across Pennsylvania this year for Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful as a pilot effort to

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