Climate change is a major challenge facing Pennsylvania, and DEP is leading many efforts to fight back and protect communities.
Water levels in the North American Great Lakes have been at or above monthly record highs for much of 2019 and 2020.
Harmful algal blooms (HABS) pop up every year in Pennsylvania as water temperatures rise.
Through smart policy and individual behavior changes, we can all strive for lasting air quality improvements.
Small fires can produce big air pollution, but there are steps you can take to help.
A warm, sunny day may appear to be perfect for being outdoors, but it’s what you don’t see that could cause problems.
Pennsylvania has witnessed the remarkable recovery of three species of raptors in recent decades.
DEP Staff Reflect on Earth Day
Did you know stormwater runoff occurs even during moderate rains?
The theme of Earth Day this year is climate change – a problem that is bigger than any one person, state, or even nation.
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