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Programs that establish minimum standards for air quality, offer incentives which help to advance clean air goals, develop and enforce regulations that are designed to reduce and control gaseous and particulate contaminants in the air, monitor air pollution levels, investigate complaints regarding violations and, when warranted, initiate litigation against individuals and organizations who have failed to comply with air pollution control regulations.

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American Lung Association in Pennsylvania - North Central - Advocacy for Lung HealthSupports individual, community, workplace, municipal, state and federal initiatives to protect people and environment from air pollution, including support of tobacco control measures. Can assist organizations with evaluating, strengthening, writing and implementation of comprehensive tobacco – free policies for worksites and multi- unit housing partners.CumberlandAmerican Lung Association in PennsylvaniaAmerican Lung Association in Pennsylvania
American Lung Association in Pennsylvania - North Central - Air Pollution AwarenessInformation on health effects of exposure to air pollution. Examples of common pollutants are asbestos, environmental (secondhand) tobacco smoke, ground-level ozone and other indoor and outdoor air pollutants.CumberlandAmerican Lung Association in PennsylvaniaAmerican Lung Association in Pennsylvania
Chester County Health Department - Water, Sewage, and Environmental Monitoring - Air PollutionWater and sewage services include permitting and inspection of individual water supplies and individual on-lot sewage systems, review of subdivision plans for sewage and water supply, and licensing for all well drilling contractors, pump installers and liquid waste haulers in the County.Chester*Main Site (Chester County Health Department)Chester County Health Department
Department of Environmental Protection - Bethlehem District OfficeResponsible for administering Pennsylvania's environmental laws and regulations. Specific services include monitoring air quality and drinking water and inspecting landfills. NorthamptonDepartment of Environmental Protection - Bethlehem District OfficePennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Department of Environmental Protection - Lancaster District OfficeServices include: - Air Quality Program handles issues regulated by the Clean Air Act. (i.e., asbestos removal, air pollution, odor, demolition, VOC emissions) - Water Supply Management oversees all public water supplies, and bottled water plants - Waste Management deals with hazardous and solid waste clean up, recycling and disposal issues - Water Quality/Management works with the city and county governments to provide evaluation of sewage disposal management - Conducts sewer planning reviews, including new county subdivisions - Water testing kits available for purchase - Offers a Radon Hotline to answer questions on what radon is, how to test, and remediation methods and services The Eating and Drinking program formerly handled by this office has been transferred to the PA Department of Agriculture. Also, the Department of Health now handles complaints on swimming pools. Contact the Reading office at 610-378-4377. LancasterDepartment of Environmental Protection - Lancaster District OfficePennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Department of Environmental Protection - Reading District OfficeServices include: - Air Quality Program handles issues regulated by the Clean Air Act. (i.e., asbestos removal, air pollution, odor, demolition, VOC emissions) - Water Supply Management oversees all public water supplies, and bottled water plants - Waste Management deals with hazardous and solid waste clean up, recycling and disposal issues - Water Quality/Management works with the city and county governments to provide evaluation of sewage disposal management - Conducts sewer planning reviews, including new county subdivisions - Water testing kits available for purchase - Offers a Radon Hotline to answer questions on what radon is, how to test, and remediation methods and services The Eating and Drinking program formerly handled by this office has been transferred to the PA Department of Agriculture. Also, the Department of Health now handles complaints on swimming pools. Contact the Reading office at 610-378-4377. BerksDepartment of Environmental Protection - Reading District OfficePennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Group Against Smog and Pollution, Inc.Group Against Smog and Pollution (GASP) is a non-profit citizens group in Southwestern Pennsylvania working for a healthy, sustainable environment. Founded in 1969, GASP has been a diligent watchdog, educator, litigator, and policy-maker on many environmental issues, with a focus on air quality in the Pittsburgh region.AlleghenyGroup Against Smog and Pollution, Inc.Group Against Smog and Pollution, Inc.
Lancaster County Conservation DistrictPromoting Natural Resource Stewardship, Education and Protection Services include: - Scholarships for graduating seniors who will be focusing on natural resources or conservation in continuing their education - Maintenance of water quality - Developing conservation plans for landowners - Wildlife management - Environmental and conservation education - Preservation of agricultural land - Erosion control watershed management to prevent flooding - Natural resource surveys and inventory Also serves as a clearinghouse for environmental information. Can be contacted when other agencies cannot or do not handle a problem. Administers Chesapeake Bay Program.LancasterLancaster County Conservation DistrictLancaster County Conservation District
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection - Headquarters HarrisburgResponsible for administering Pennsylvania's environmental laws and regulations. Specific services include monitoring air quality and drinking water and inspecting landfills. DauphinPennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection - Headquarters HarrisburgPennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection - Knox District OfficePermitting, inspection and enforcement for all environmental programsClarionPennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection - Knox District OfficePennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

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