GROVE CITY – A new year means the start of another major project in Grove City – a project that will benefit more than just the borough.
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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- What local communities can do to assist the more than 3 million Pennsylvania residents served by private wells and spr…
PORT ARTHUR, Texas - Safety teams from the Environmental Protection Agency kept a tense waiting game at a storm-ravaged chemical plant Friday over whether more of its volatile stores could ignite as the remnants of Hurricane Harvey drifted away but left Texas with lingering perils and grim tasks.
America’s drinking water infrastructure is aging and in serious need of modernization. Pipes are overdue for replacement, and water and wastewater treatment systems need upgrades to deal with new classes of pollutants. Changing a drinking water standard or adding a new substance to the list of contaminants regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency is time-consuming. Some water systems are having problems meeting current standards, much less upgrading to meet new requirements.
When asked to draw a diagram of how clean water reaches our homes, just seven percent of participants in a study about perceptions of water systems had a clue. For the rest, there was a common organizing principle: magic.