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KPB Surveillance Cameras Catch Illegal Dumping In Michaux State Forest; Reports Of Illegal Dumping Up 212% In 2020

PA Environment Digest Blog – Cameras installed through the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Illegal Dump Free PA Surveillance Camera Loan Program recently captured a couple illegally dumping a couch in Michaux State Forest in Franklin County. They were cited for illegal dumping and were each ordered to pay

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Sen. Anthony H. Williams Announces $315,530 in Regional Coastal Zone Project Funding

EINPRESSWIRE – Harrisburg – December 17, 2020 – Sen. Anthony H. Williams announced today that $315,530 in Coastal Zone Grants has been awarded to area projects from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and distributed across Pennsylvania through the PA Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP). “I am

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Keep PA Beautiful: Darby Creek Valley Assn. Partners, Cleanup Darby Creek Watershed In 4 Southeast Counties

PA Environment Digest Blog – The Darby Creek Valley Association, with the help of Darby Borough, the Philadelphia Water Department and the DCVA’s strong base of local volunteers teamed up to tackle a long standing illegal dump located along Cobbs Creek in Delaware County.  The dump cleanup

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Dec. 31, 2020

Latrobe Bulletin – Loyalhanna Watershed Association will partner with Westmoreland Cleanways in the Christmas Tree-cycling program. Bring trees, with no decorations, tree bags, wires, etc., to the designated area at the Ligonier Country Market field, located at the intersection of West Main Street and Springer Road, Ligonier

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Robert Habegger | Naturalist, outdoor enthusiast loved to share knowledge and pet reptiles

Pittsburgh Post Gazette – Robert Habegger was the kind of character that you could only find in a novel. Or Pittsburgh. Disarming and sweet, “Snakeguy,” as he was known, could invariably be found wearing a big smile and a pet serpent at one of the many community

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Keep PA Beautiful Invites Groups To Adopt Local Roads, Parks, Waterways, Trails, Neighborhoods To Reduce Litter Cleanup Costs

PA Environmental Digest – The Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Adoption Program is available statewide for groups interested in adopting municipal roads, parks, neighborhood blocks, greenways, waterways and trails to reduce litter cleanup costs. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful provides a sign recognizing the volunteers’ efforts and seeks the support of

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New Litter Initiative Begins in Monroe County

PAHomepage – A new initiative by the Monroe County Municipal Waste Management Authority is aiming to curb litter in the area.  Keep Monroe County Beautiful: Live Without Litter was started after a litter study was done by Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful. “37 percent of litter on the highways

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Joint Conservation Committee: Spotlight On Organizations Fighting Illegal Dumping & Littering

PA Environment Digest Blog – The following article first appeared in the November newsletter from the Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee. By Sakura Ung, Joint Conservation Committee Project Manager In Pennsylvania, it is against the law to engage in illegal dumping. Pennsylvania has

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Friends recall Robert ‘Snakeguy’ Habegger as ally to environment, community

Trib Live – It was 2016 when Shaler resident Robert “Snakeguy” Habegger approached Sharpsburg Council seeking to adopt the James Sharp Landing by clearing used fishing line and hosting biannual cleanups. An ardent volunteer, Habegger was an environmental enthusiast who frequently enchanted youngsters at regional events with his 5-foot

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There’s still time to pick up Pennsylvania

The Express – There are still just under two weeks left to participate in the annual Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Pick Up Pennsylvania statewide initiative that supports the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup!  The cleanup program runs through the end of November. Read Entire Article

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