The Luzerne Conservation District Board of Directors meeting that was scheduled for May 9, 2013 has been cancelled.
The next district board meeting will be June 13, 2013. It will be held in Plymouth (location yet to be determined), with a tour of the Coal Creek stream restoration project before the business portion of the meeting.
For the fourth year in a row, a team of students from MMI Preparatory School in Freeland won first place at the Luzerne County Envirothon which took place on May 1, 2013 at the PPL’s Susquehanna Riverlands in Berwick. MMI’s Team A, which is the same team that won the Pennsylvania State Envirothon and placed 15th in the international competition in 2012, won this year’s local event with a score of 431 out of a possible maximum score of 480. Click HERE to read more.
The PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has implemented new standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the processing of National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits. Along with the new SOPs, there are also new forms and timelines for NPDES permit applications. Please visit our Forms & Guidance page for the new forms and related information. Read the rest of this entry »