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Programs that conduct tests to ascertain whether there are harmful levels of pollutants, radiant or other energy or other hazardous materials in people's homes, yards or other environments; and/or supply test kits which can be used in the home for this purpose.

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Department of Environmental Protection - Northeast Regional OfficeResponsible for administering Pennsylvania's environmental laws and regulations. Specific services include monitoring air quality and drinking water and inspecting landfills. Services 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. The Department of Health now handles complaints on swimming pools.LuzerneDepartment of Environmental Protection - Northeast Regional OfficePennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Department of Environmental Protection - South-central Regional OfficeResponsible for administering Pennsylvania's environmental laws and regulations. Specific services include monitoring air quality and drinking water and inspecting landfills. Services 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. The Department of Health now handles complaints on swimming pools.DauphinDepartment of Environmental Protection - South-central Regional OfficePennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Lancaster County Emergency Management AgencyServes as coordinator with county, state and federal agencies to mitigate the effects of disaster emergencies. Services include: - Assists businesses and industries that deal with hazardous chemicals to develop evacuation plans - Provides public education on actions to take during emergencies LancasterLancaster County Emergency Management AgencyCounty of Lancaster
Lebanon County Department of Emergency ServicesThe duties and responsibilities of the Emergency Management Agency revolve around specific core functions of the emergency management programs: Hazard Identification and Planning: conduct hazard identification and vulnerability analyses that identify the hazards presenting the greatest danger to the jurisdiction and the consequences and impact of the occurrences. Maintenance of the Emergency Partnership: develop and maintain effective relationships with emergency response agencies, as well as, government, private, and voluntary sectors of the community. The objectives of the relationships are to facilitate mutual consultation, exchange information and provide agreements for cooperative action. Emergency Response Systems: the development and maintenance of such systems as communications, warning, emergency public information, damage assessment, shelter, resource management, radiological defense and the emergency operations center. Coordination: coordinate the response and recovery activities of the departments and organizations involved in emergencies. One role for the emergency management coordinator is to serve as chief of staff to the responsible executive, be it a city manager, mayor, or county executive during a disaster or emergency situation. Hazard Mitigation: provide oversight and motivation to departments and agencies to carry out their duties in ways that avoid or minimize potential emergency conditions. Regulatory: participate in and contribute to the legislative and regulatory process as it relates to emergency management. Information: develop and implement public information and public relations activities. Administration: tasks include budget and finance, personnel, programs, supplies and reporting systems. Training: identify training needs and develop, participate in, and provide training programs. Planning: review and revise operation, recovery, mitigation, and other supporting plans on a regular basis. Drills: coordinate drills that test the written plans and procedures of emergency management and supporting agencies that are involved in emergency response and recovery.LebanonLebanon County Department of Emergency ServicesLebanon County Department of Emergency Services
Schuylkill County Emergency Management AgencyServes as coordinator with county, state and federal agencies to mitigate the effects of disaster emergencies. Services include: Provide service that aids in the control of hazardous materials. Provides public education on actions to take during emergencies. Assists both public and private entities in developing mitigation plans to lessen the impact of disasters through hazardous identification and risk assessment. Help to develop evacuation plans in the case of emergencies. SchuylkillSchuylkill County Emergency Management AgencySchuylkill County Emergency Management Agency

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