News

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2023 Year in Review

February 22, 2024

Having trouble seeing this application? VIEW SIMPLE PDF HERE! A note from the director: At Mountain Watershed Association, I’ve learned that the…

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Our Comments on New DEP Requirements for Hazardous Waste Facility Permits

February 19, 2024
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In Pennsylvania, the Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”) is responsible for providing guidance to applicants and interested parties regarding the permitting procedures…

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MAX Settlement Case – Fairness Hearing Update

February 7, 2024

On Monday, January 29, a Fairness Hearing was held in the Westmoreland County Court of Common Pleas. The Hearing, which was before…

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MWA files “Unsuitable for Mining” Petition to protect the Laurel Highlands

January 22, 2024
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MWA filed a petition with the DEP to request that they designate an area of the Laurel Highlands as “unsuitable for surface mining operations.”

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Meet MWA’s New Ford Lightning!

January 13, 2024

Mountain Watershed Association just took a big step toward a sustainable future! We received a donation from the Walter Limbach Family Fund specifically to purchase a Ford F-150 Lightning XLT in order to reduce our carbon footprint when traveling around the watershed!

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