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Did You Know?

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.


February 17, 2021 12:00 PM

Climate change is a major challenge facing Pennsylvania, and DEP is leading many efforts to fight back and protect communities.


January 22, 2021 12:00 PM

For many years, hydroelectric dams have prevented American Eels from migrating up the Susquehanna River.


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.


November 17, 2020 11:00 AM

Decomposed leaves are free natural nutrients that will strengthen your soil, grass, and gardens.


November 04, 2020 02:00 PM

Peregrine falcons are a common sight in downtown Harrisburg, but now there is one more falcon calling the area home.


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.


October 05, 2020 01:00 PM

The International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) is the world’s largest volunteer effort to improve the health of the world’s oceans and waterways.