Articles in the Buffers Category
The Pennsylvania Campaign for Clean Water submitted a letter signed by 34 organizations to DEP Secretary, Michael Krancer, defending the new provisions of 150 foot buffers for new development along all Exceptional Value and High Quality streams in the state.… Read the rest
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We’re in the homestretch for two important victories protecting Pennsylvania’s water!
On June 17, the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) approved two new set of regulations supported by the PA Campaign for Clean Water. The first changed the state’s rule … Read the rest
EV and HQ streams are almost 20% of Pennsylvania’s river and stream miles. They are our best streams, with the best water quality, healthiest fish populations and most pristine habitat. Many run through state parks, state forest and game land, … Read the rest
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“After hearing from over 5,500 residents across the state, we are pleased to see the Environmental Quality Board take up these important rules to protect our streams and drinking water,” stated Myron Arnowitt, PA State Director for Clean Water Action. “Next, it is crucial that the Independent Regulatory Review Commission approve these rules as well so that we can be assured these water protections are in place,” Arnowitt continued.
Buffers, Featured, Stormwater Management »
Thank you to the 55 groups who signed on to the comments that the Campaign for Clean Water submitted on Chapter 102! To view the comments, see below. Thank you also to the many groups who submitted their own comment … Read the rest
Pennsylvania contains more than 83,000 miles of rivers and streams. These waterways not only provide drinking water, they also play a critical role in the state’s tourism and recreation industry. Maintaining a ‘buffer’ of trees and plants alongside our rivers … Read the rest