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Pennsylvania Water Law by Michael D. Klein, Esq.
Michael D. Klein is a member in the Harrisburg, PA, and Washington D.C. offices of Cozen O’Connor. Michael practices in the areas of utility and environmental law in Pennsylvania. He can be reached at mklein@cozen.com and 717-703-5903. Joshua L. Belcher, attorney with Cozen O’Connor, assisted in the preparation of the article for PA-AWWA Water News Source, Summer 2013 issue.

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EPA HQ has offered to conduct a one-day training on our Flood Resiliency Guide.  This is a FREE course.   The training involves a combination of short lectures on each step of the 4-step assessment process found in the Flood Guide along with activities that attendees complete on their own or in small groups.  The […]

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Pa. Health department wants $1.4 million for new staff to tackle PFAS contamination

Pa. Health department wants $1.4 million for new staff to tackle PFAS contamination By Stephen Caruso The state Department of Health wants to hire new staff — including epidemiologists, chemists, and toxicologists — to start a new environmental health effort, according to Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine. Levine revealed the planned hires at a House Appropriations […]

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Governor Wolf Creates Keystone Economic Development and Workforce Command Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2019 View Online Governor Wolf Creates Keystone Economic Development and Workforce Command Center Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf is taking significant action to strengthen Pennsylvania’s workforce. Today, the governor signed an executive order (attached) to create the Keystone Economic Development and Workforce Command Center. The command center will expand […]

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Vehicle Restrictions to be Imposed on Certain Roadways, Motorists Urged to Monitor Weather Conditions 

Vehicle Restrictions to be Imposed on Certain Roadways, Motorists Urged to Monitor Weather Conditions  Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and PA Turnpike are advising motorists to closely monitor weather forecasts and conditions as a storm brings snow and ice statewide. Due to potential snowfall and anticipated sleet or freezing rain along with […]

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Critics say EPA action plan on toxic ‘forever chemicals’ falls short THE WASHINGTON POST | Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, 10:27 p.m.

https://triblive.com/usworld/world/14615435-74/critics-say-epa-action-plan-on-toxic-forever-chemicals-falls-short    Critics say EPA action plan on toxic ‘forever chemicals’ falls short THE WASHINGTON POST | Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, 10:27 p.m.   Ted Ryfiak shows a clump of resin and scraps found in his backyard in Belmont, Mich. Ryfiak and his neighbors have had their water polluted with perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl compounds, or PFAS compounds.   WASHINGTON […]

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