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Pennsylvania One Call works to guide excavators to break ground safely By Laura Legere / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania One Call works to guide excavators to break ground safely May 25, 2017 12:00 AM By Laura Legere / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette   WEST MIFFLIN — The call came in from a plumber in Altoona getting ready to dig a 4-foot-deep hole. Tammy Corrie, a 24-year veteran customer service representative for Pennsylvania One Call System […]

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NPWA’s Executive Director, Tony Bellitto, Receives Samuel S. Baxter Award from PA-AWWA

          NPWA’s Executive Director, Tony Bellitto, Receives Samuel S. Baxter Award from PA AWWA This award recognizes AWWA members for outstanding personal service to the water supply industry   Lansdale, Pa- May 5, 2017-  North Penn Water Authority (NPWA) is pleased to announce that Executive Director, Anthony J. Bellitto, Jr., P.E., […]

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PA Senate Confirms Patrick McDonnell as DEP Secretary

PA Senate Confirms Patrick McDonnell as DEP Secretary The state Senate unanimously confirmed (50-0) the executive nomination of Patrick McDonnell as Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Governor Wolf nominated the acting DEP chief Patrick McDonnell as the state’s permanent top environmental regulator in September. McDonnell is replacing John Quigley, who was ousted […]

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EQB Adopts Proposed Ch 109 – Fee Package Rulemaking with 30-day comment period

EQB Adopts Proposed Ch 109 – Fee Package Rulemaking with 30-day comment period Special Thanks to Erik Ross, Milliron & Goodman Government Relations, LLC.   We wanted to let you know that the Environmental Quality Board (EQB) met today and adopted the proposed Rulemaking – Safe Drinking Water – General Update and Fees (25 Pa. Code […]

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Bill Signed by President Trump Gives EPA’s WIFIA Program Additional Help to Meet Communities’ Water Infrastructure Needs

Bill Signed by President Trump Gives EPA’s WIFIA Program Additional Help to Meet Communities’ Water Infrastructure Needs Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 Increases Amount Available for EPA Water Infrastructure Loans to $1.5 Billion 05/17/2017 Contact Information:  Tricia Lynn (lynn.tricia@epa.gov) (202) 564-2615 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) […]

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