Discharged pool water and waters containing chlorine or other chemicals can be detrimental to aquatic life if not handled responsibly.
Shop wisely for your electricity supplier, step up your energy efficiency game, and check out cost assistance programs.
Helping to sustain pollinators and reducing stormwater runoff, one yard at a time.
Part of DEP’s work looks closely at historical spills, leaks, and contamination left behind by companies that are often long gone.
While most recreationally caught sport fish in PA are safe to eat, chemicals such as mercury and PCBs have been found in some fish in PA.
For many years, hydroelectric dams have prevented American Eels from migrating up the Susquehanna River.
The sea lamprey has plagued the Great Lakes since the early 1800s. Electrical barriers could help stop them.
Ticks are very hard to control due to them always being on land, and widely distributed and easily transported by hosts.
A warm, sunny day may appear to be perfect for being outdoors, but it’s what you don’t see that could cause problems.
Acid mine drainage (AMD) is the number one water pollution problem in Pennsylvania.
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