The Erosion & Sediment Manual trainings which began in August 2012 in the northeast region, concluded in May 2013 with the last session taking place on the campus of Villanova University. No further sessions are planned at this time. However, anyone interested in viewing the training online can do so by clicking here. Villanova University is hosting a recording of the Erosion & Sediment Manual training on their media site. It is free and available to the public. An audio and video of the speaker accompanies the slides.
The PowerPoint slides used for all presentations are also available at http://pacd.org/calendar/es.
If anyone is looking to obtain a copy of the E&S manual, PA Association of Conservation Districts (PACD) has a few remaining copies. Contact Brandi Hunter-Davenport at email@example.com or 717-238-7223 if interested. The manuals are $25 per copy (to cover the cost of the printing). Shipping costs are to be determined based on location. PACD does not make any profit from these manuals.
MMI Preparatory School’s winning team from the Luzerne County Envirothon advanced to the statewide competition and took second place in the Pennsylvania Envirothon. The statewide event was held at Juniata Collegein Huntingdon Counnty on May 21st & 22nd. Click here for more information about the PA Envirothon.
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 »