Tag Archives: climate change

Guest view: Don’t be surprised by environmental problems

For 30 years ending in 1977, General Electric discharged PCB pollutants into the Hudson River. In 1969 the Cuyahoga River in Ohio caught fire. Happily, industry has become mindful regarding its impact on the environment since those days. To assist with your own company’s mindfulness, I have outlined a five-step program to help identify and remediate environmental hazards:

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A Conversation With: Mark Hand

Mark Hand, 41, joined the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection almost two decades ago as a geologic specialist. He is currently an energy program specialist and recently earned the Governor’s Award for Excellence for his efforts in organizing and leading the Drive Electric PA Coalition.

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Pa. releases climate action plan

Joined by state senators and representatives, Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday unveiled a new climate action plan for Pennsylvania and the state's entry into the U.S. Climate Alliance, a coalition of 24 states that are trying to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

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