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What You Can Do

April 16, 2021 11:00 AM

Here are some tips for easy changes we all can make in our daily routines to help protect the environment for all Pennsylvanians.


April 01, 2021 12:00 PM

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.


January 14, 2021 12:00 PM

Wear a mask, and when you take it off, please dispose of it properly! That means in the trash!


December 29, 2020 12:00 PM

Store owners and consumers should avoid lead solder for use in home plumbing.


December 04, 2020 10:00 AM

When thinking about air quality or air pollution, it’s important to understand particulate matter, or PM.


October 13, 2020 12:00 PM

When released to the environment, heating oil can pollute drinking water supplies, contaminate soils and expose a tank owner to liability.


September 15, 2020 09:00 AM

If you use a septic system, be septic smart!


September 10, 2020 12:00 PM

Discharged pool water and waters containing chlorine or other chemicals can be detrimental to aquatic life if not handled responsibly.


September 08, 2020 08:00 AM

DEP staff volunteered with the Bucks County Conservation District to remove invasive water chestnuts from from Lake Towhee.


July 28, 2020 02:00 PM

Summer is the season for stream work. With 86,000 miles of streams and rivers in PA, maintenance of these waterways can be a daunting task.