Mountain Watershed Association
Mountain Watershed Association
Jun 20th, 2017

Last summer an energy audit was performed on the office building by Envinity, a company from State College that offers design, building, and energy services to create money saving, energy efficient homes and work places. With this recent energy audit performed and recommendations given, MWA took greater strides into greening our office. This project was […]...

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Mountain Watershed Association
Jun 14th, 2017

On June 8th, Governor Wolf and the employees, officials, and project partners of Corsa Coal celebrated the “Grand Opening” of the Acosta Deep Mine in Jenners Township, Somerset County – the same coal mine that President Trump touted in his speech announcing his withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord last week. Meanwhile, a group of […]...

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Mountain Watershed Association
May 23rd, 2017

For those of you familiar with this area, this time of year brings beautiful new life blooming all around us. The spring flowers of our Laurel Highland region are truly unique and spectacular. If you haven’t yet witnessed this, now’s the time to get outside and experience it for yourself. Last month, MWA held a […]...

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Mountain Watershed Association
May 15th, 2017

On April 13, 2017, SB 624 was introduced to the Pennsylvania Senate. According to the Center for Coalfield Justice (CCJ), “SB 624 attempts to exempt predicted damage to streams from the Clean Streams Law for underground coal mine companies, creating an unconstitutional special rule for them.” This bill would also alter the role the PA Department […]...

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Mountain Watershed Association
May 5th, 2017

The swim season is here again! For the second year, MWA will be testing popular swimming, wading, and paddling spots for E. coli during the swim season — May 1 to September 30 — so that users like you can make informed decisions about where to safely recreate… But we need your help! While on […]...

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Mountain Watershed Association
Mar 31st, 2017

Earlier this week, an executive order was signed which pulled back numerous restrictions on fossil fuel extraction previously set in place by the Clean Power Plan. The current administration is claiming an end to the “War on Coal” and promising to bring back jobs for unemployed coal miners. The problem with this proclamation – and […]...

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Mountain Watershed Association
Mar 28th, 2017

Last evening the Maryland Senate passed HB 1325, a bill that would ban fracking statewide, by a vote of 35 to 10. Passage of this bill comes after an incredibly powerful grassroots movement which included organizing, marches, phone call drives, community meetings, and petition deliveries by thousands of people across Maryland. The bill will now go to […]...

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Mountain Watershed Association
Mar 7th, 2017

Approximately 50 people filled the West Newton VFW last night after the regular venue for West Newton Borough Council meeting exceeded capacity, unable to accommodate the overflow crowd. Chevron representatives in attendance discussed specifics regarding the right-of-way proposal presented to the borough council including the following: A 416-foot right-of-way is proposed on borough property The […]...

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Mountain Watershed Association
Mar 7th, 2017

We’re hiring an AmeriCorps Volunteer to assist with our Swimmable Waters program this summer! Do you want to work for clean water in the Laurel Highlands this summer? This position is offered through the Pennsylvania Mountain Service Corporation and is a 300 hour temporary position from May 22, 2017 – August 11, 2017. While the internship is […]...

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Mountain Watershed Association
Mar 3rd, 2017

While the good folks from the Turkeyfoot Fish and Game Association did the heavy lifting, we recently provided a dumpster for the clean up of a house-load of siding dumped along the Yough on river right just downstream of Confluence. Many thanks to all of the community members who spent much of last weekend gathering up the […]...

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