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DEP, PennDOT, Keep PA Beautiful Announce Statewide Initiative To Reduce Littering, High Cleanup Costs

PA Environment Digest – On November 14, the departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation, in partnership with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, announced an initiative to reduce littering and presented results of the first statewide litter study in over 20 years at the 2019 Litter Summit attended by more than 125 local

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Study: More than 500M pieces of litter found along PA roads

Fox 56 – PLAINS TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY (WOLF) — Studies show that more than 500 million pieces of litter were found along Pennsylvania roads in the last year. “I don’t see why it gets like that,” said Jonathan Smith. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced a new partnership with PennDOT

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Statewide initiative will reduce littering

Times Leader – The Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Transportation (PennDOT), in partnership with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, last week announced an initiative to reduce littering and presented results of the first statewide litter study in over 20 years at a meeting attended by more than

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Statewide initiative to target reduction of littering, high cleanup costs

NorthCentralPA.com – An estimated 500 million pieces of litter are scattered along Pennsylvania roads and 96% of Pa. residents surveyed say littering is a problem across the state. Harrisburg, Pa. – “Pennsylvania has a littering problem,” according to DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell. “Trash lines many of our

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Statewide Initiative Aims to Reduce Littering, High Cleanup Costs

GANTNews –  HARRISBURG – On Thursday the Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Transportation (PennDOT), in partnership with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, announced an initiative to reduce littering. In addition, the agencies presented results of the first statewide litter study in over 20 years at a meeting

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, DEP and PennDOT announce statewide initiative to reduce littering

The Bradford Era -Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, along with the Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Transportation (PennDOT), announced an initiative to reduce littering in Pennsylvania Thursday. The results of the first statewide study on litter in over 20 years were also presented Thursday, at a meeting

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Groups announce initiative to reduce littering, high cleanup costs

Echo-Pilot – On Thursday, the state’s Department of Environmental Protection, Department of Transportation and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced plans to combat Pennsylvania’s littering problem. Pennsylvania has a littering problem. On Thursday, the state’s Department of Environmental Protection, Department of Transportation and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced plans to

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Officials Announce Statewide Initiative to Reduce Littering, High Cleanup Costs

Explore Venango – HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Transportation (PennDOT), in partnership with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, on Thursday announced an initiative to reduce littering and presented results of the first statewide litter study in over 20 years at a meeting attended by

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Study: More than 500M pieces of litter strewn along Pennsylvania roads

Trib Live – An estimated 500 million pieces of litter were strewn along Pennsylvania roads in 2018-2019, with cigarette butts and plastic food packaging, bottles and bags ranking among the most commonly picked-up items, according to the Pennsylvania Litter Research Study.  “Pennsylvania has a littering problem,” state

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Locals honored for growing outdoor recreation economy, nature tourism

The Express -DUBOIS — Clinton and Centre counties were in the spotlight at the recent PA Wilds Awards Dinner in Dubois. Two of 12 Champion of the PA Wilds awards went to Clinton County interests, and another to a Centre County event, as more than 200 people

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