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Attorney General Files 161 Criminal Charges Against Pittsburgh Water Authority Over Lead Water Lines

Attorney General Files 161 Criminal Charges Against Pittsburgh Water Authority Over Lead Water Lines On February 1, Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed 161 criminal charges against the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority for failing to notify residents when the agency replaced lead water lines creating health risks for affected households. The attorney general also charged […]

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Statement from Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority Executive Director Robert A. Weimar in response to Announcement by Attorney General Shapiro February 1, 2019

Statement from Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority Executive Director Robert A. Weimar in response to Announcement by Attorney General Shapiro: February 1, 2019 “We’re deeply disappointed with the decision made by Attorney General Shapiro to pursue criminal charges related to some of the actions previously addressed in a November 2017 civil settlement with the Pennsylvania […]

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Governor Wolf Outlines Plan to Restore Critical Pennsylvania Infrastructure…”Restore Pennsylvania”

Governor Wolf Outlines Plan to Restore Critical Pennsylvania Infrastructure FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2019 View Online Governor Wolf Outlines Plan to Restore Critical Pennsylvania Infrastructure Massive Rebuilding Plan Funded by a Severance Tax Will Prevent Flooding, Eliminate Blight, Expand Broadband to All Pennsylvanians   Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf’s vision for Pennsylvania includes vibrant […]

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Notice for Extension of Public Comment Period for PFAS Public Input

Notice for Extension of Public Comment Period for PFAS Public Input https://pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol49/49-4/120.html   NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Notice for Extension of Public Comment Period for PFAS Public Input [49 Pa.B. 423] [Saturday, January 26, 2019] The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) announces that the public comment period for PFAS Public Input has been extended […]

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Pa. might set maximum limits on a toxic chemical in drinking water. Some ask: What’s there to decide?

From: StateImpact Pennsylvania https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2019/01/23/pfas-toxic-chemicals-drinking-water/ January 23, 2019 | 06:05 PM Pa. might set maximum limits on a toxic chemical in drinking water. Some ask: What’s there to decide? Activists want new panel to regulate the chemicals in the absence of federal standards By: Jon Hurdle Joanne Stanton is watching Pennsylvania’s fledgling efforts to curb toxic PFAS […]

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