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Natural Gas Refuse Vehicle Workshop and Tour For PIWHA Members June 16, 2015

June 1, 2015

DVRPC / PIWHA host a work shop for natural gas June 16, 2015 – 10 to 12:00, followed by lunch Coffee/donuts/networking at 9:30 am Waste Management Philadelphia Hauling Delaware Valley North 1224 Hayes Blvd, Bristol, PA 19007   • This free DVRPC event, sponsored by the US Department of Energy, is specifically for independent waste… Read More


Creative Attempt to Fill Recycling Cost Shortfall Leads to Lawsuit in Pennsylvania

February 18, 2015

Creative Attempt to Fill Recycling Cost Shortfall Leads to Lawsuit in Pennsylvania February 4th, 2015 by Barry Shanoff, Legal Lode Opportunities seldom drop into one’s lap. Often, if you don’t ask, you don’t get. Here’s how this strategy played out in a locale where a funding shortfall threatened to undermine a county’s integrated waste management… Read More


Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection changes rules for oil and gas sludge at landfills

January 28, 2015

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection changes rules for oil and gas sludge at landfills January 28, 2015 12:00 AM By Anya Litvak / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A change in the rules for landfills accepting fracking fluid sludges could mean higher prices for disposal, and more oil and gas waste going out of state. The Pennsylvania Department… Read More


Reading can collect recycling fee, Berks County Court judge finds

December 29, 2014

Reading can collect recycling fee, Berks County Court judge finds Saturday December 6, 2014 12:01 AM Reading Eagle It’s the second time the city of Reading has been taken to court over a $92 annual recycling fee, but this time, the court ruled in the city’s favor. Berks County Court Judge Madelyn S. Fudeman ruled… Read More


NJ Residents Sue PA Landfill over odor

A group of residents have brought a lawsuit against the owner of a Pennsylvania landfill, claiming that the noxious odors have at times forced them to stay indoors, interfered with their right to use and enjoy their property and lowered their property values. The lawsuit was filed Thursday against Waste Management, owner of the Tullytown… Read More


National Bike to Work Day

May 7, 2014

National Bike to Work Day is on May 16th this year. That is right around the corner, so start your planning now! More than half of the U.S. population lives within five miles of their workplace, making bicycling a feasible and fun way to get to work. With increased interest in healthy, sustainable and economic… Read More


The Fleet Management Expo. is Almost Here

April 21, 2014

The Fleet Management Expo. is only two months away. This year the Expo. will be June 23rd – June 25th. Don’t miss out, make your arrangements now! The goal of the Fleet Management Expo is to provide fleet managers and owners, both public and private, the opportunity to participate in educational sessions, operate new equipment,… Read More


Scott Wagner Makes History with Election to PA Senate

March 18, 2014

Republican Scott Wagner pulled off a stunning victory in Tuesday’s special election and made history in the process by becoming the first person ever to win a state Senate seat as a write-in candidate. Taking advantage of a low voter turnout and a well-financed campaign that got his name in front of voters along highways,… Read More


Pa Resources Council celebrates their 75th anniversary

February 12, 2014

The Pennsylvania Resources Council is celebrating 75 years of working to protect the environmental resources of Pennsylvania. PRC’s mission is to lead and promote individual and collective actions to preserve Pennsylvania’s environmental resources for each generation. Take some time to explore their many programs and discover at least 75 ways you can contribute to help protect… Read More


The D.E.P. is accepting Applications for 2013 PA State Clean Diesel Grants

April 28, 2013

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that applications are now being accepted for the Pennsylvania State Clean Diesel Grant Program. School districts, municipal authorities, political subdivisions, state agencies, nonprofit entities, corporations, and limited liability companies or partnerships incorporated or registered in Pennsylvania that operate diesel fleets are eligible to apply. For more information… Read More

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