Tag Archives: PA

Mark Your Calendar: Tier II and Air Emissions Inventories Due

January means getting ready to meet the March, April and May federal and state reporting deadlines, and we want help you in your preparation.  Depending on your state, air emissions inventories are due in March, April or May (see below). … Continue reading

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PA DEP Extends Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate program is being extended.  The program will provide the rebates for 500 additional large-battery system plug-in hybrid electric and battery vehicles, or until December 31st.   The … Continue reading

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Philadelphia and Surrounding Regions Awarded Funds to Revitalize Urban Waters

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced last week that 37 nationwide organizations will be awarded a total of $2.1 million in federal funding to “help protect and restore urban waters, improve water quality, and support community revitalization”.  6 of these … Continue reading

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Speeding Up the Pre-Application Process for the DEP

Last week the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) unveiled a new electronic tool for the pre-application process.  The tool, entitled Permit Application Consultation Tool (PACT), was designed to make the process more efficient.  According to the DEP, the tool … Continue reading

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Permit Decision Guarantee

Earlier this year, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett issued Executive Order 2012-11.  This order was aimed towards the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and required the implementation of a Permit Decision Guarantee.  The order provided the following steps to achieve the … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania DEP Offers Green Grants

October 5, 2012 through October 26, 2012 the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) accepted applications for four green grants under the 2012 Growing Greener Plus grant proposal. The four separate awards are for the Watershed Protection grants, Surface Mining … Continue reading

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Electric Rate Cap Expiration

Now that the holiday season is upon us, the new year is just around the corner.  With the new year comes many changes, one of which homeowners in large portions of Pennsylvania will surely see when they open their electric … Continue reading

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The Eagles Go Green

In an announcement late last week, the Philadelphia Eagles shared their plan to attain energy independence from fossil fuels.  The Philadelphia Eagles in conjunction with Solar Blue, an Orlando, Fla. based energy company, are implementing a combination of on-site wind, … Continue reading

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The City of Philadelphia Joins the Sustainability Fight

We recently shared a six part series on sustainability initiatives in the healthcare industry; however, hospitals and medical centers are not alone in their sustainability attempts.   Hara, a leading provider of environmental and energy management software, recently announced that … Continue reading

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State Specific News – June 2008

Get bored looking through all those news updates from your state? We’ve done it for you! Below are what we felt were the significant regulatory updates for the past month. Pennsylvania: Erosion and Sediment Control General Permit: A general permit … Continue reading

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