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DEP: Rivers, Streams Not Radioactive

The state tested for radioactivity in seven rivers and creeks downstream from plants that treat drilling wastewater. In each case, the DEP found that readings for radioactive material were at or below safe water standards.


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NYT Article Prompts Calls To Test Pennsylvania Water

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There are new developments concerning radioactive material in our rivers and streams and now there are calls for statewide testing. The New York Times has now raised a special concern that radium […]


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Former DEP Head Defends Pennsylvania’s Environmental Regulations

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Is Marcellus Shale drilling poisoning our rivers and threatening our drinking water? The headline in the New York Times reads: “Regulation Lax As Gas Wells’ Tainted Water Hits Rivers” and calls Pennsylvania […]