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Did You Know?

May 24, 2022 10:00 AM

​The sea lamprey has plagued the Great Lakes since the early 1800s. Electrical barriers could help stop them.


May 09, 2022 10:00 AM

Ticks are very hard to control due to them always being on land, and widely distributed and easily transported by hosts.


May 03, 2022 08:00 AM

A warm, sunny day may appear to be perfect for being outdoors, but it’s what you don’t see that could cause problems.


March 30, 2022 09:00 AM

March 02, 2022 12:00 PM

DEP’s Well Plugging Program was established to plug oil and gas wells where there is no identifiable responsible party.


February 23, 2022 10:00 AM

DEP receives complaints and emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and responds as appropriate to investigate.


January 26, 2022 09:00 AM

If a test of your home shows a level higher than the EPA action level, you should have a radon reduction system installed.


January 18, 2022 10:00 AM

An interview with Keith Ruhl, DEP Solid Waste Specialist.


January 12, 2022 12:00 PM

​When temperatures drop, so can the strength of water mains.


January 05, 2022 10:00 AM

Over 40 percent of homes in Pennsylvania have radon levels higher than the federal guideline of 4 picocuries per liter.