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The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection reviews permit applications and conducts inspections for regulated activities. DEP staff are constantly reviewing applications, communicating with businesses, and ensuring compliance with Pennsylvania’s environmental laws and regulations.

In the past week, DEP has:

  • Conducted 971 inspections
  • Taken 762 actions on permits and authorizations
  • Processed 96% of Permit Decision Guarantee (PDG) applications and authorizations on time
  • Responded to 2 environmental emergencies

Since January 1, 2021, DEP has:

  • Conducted 76,373 inspections
  • Taken 32,480 actions on permits and authorizations
  • Processed 93% of Permit Decision Guarantee (PDG) applications and authorizations on time
  • Responded to 215 environmental emergencies




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