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DEP Chapter 110 Water Withdrawal Reporting Due

Article by Josie Gaskey, PACA's Director of Environmental, Safety and Health

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This DEP regulation establishes water withdrawal and use registration, monitoring, record-keeping and reporting requirements for facilities (quarries included) whose total withdrawal from the point of withdrawal, or from multiple points of withdrawal operated as a system either concurrently or sequentially, within a watershed, exceeds an average rate of 10,000 gallons per day in any 30-day period. Annual reporting is required by June following the report year.

Trump Administration Releases Budget Report

Article by Josie Gaskey, PACA's Director of Environmental, Safety & Health

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On May 23, 2017, the Trump Administration released its fiscal year 2018 “taxpayer first” budget plan “A New Foundation for American Greatness”, cutting spending by $3.6 trillion over 10 years by dramatically reshaping federal spending, cutting anti-poverty and safety net programs, leaving Medicare and the retirement portion of Social Security untouched, and reaching a balanced budget by 2027.

New Area Code in September, 2017 - Contact Information for PACA Staff

Information provided by Grudi Associates, Palmyra, PA

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According to an email received from Grudi Associates, a Central Pennsylvania Telecom and IT provider, a new area overlay is coming. The email reads:

Beginning this summer, a new area code will be issued in the geographic area that is now covered by the 717 area code. This “area code overlay” is being implemented because carriers are running out of 717 numbers. Moving forward, 717 and 223 area codes will both reside in this Central PA area.

Auditor General DePasquale Launches Audit of PennDOT

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Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced on May 24 the start of a wide-ranging performance audit of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) procurement and contracting procedures, funding mechanisms, and the department’s sharing of drivers’ personal information.
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