DEP declares four miles of Susquehanna River "impaired"
Four miles of the Susquehanna River are being downgraded by the state’s Department of Environmental Protection.
DEP says a stretch between Enola and Capital City Airport and another around the Route 462 bridge in Columbia don’t meet water quality standards for recreation use.
Environmental regulators reached the conclusion based on data from intensive monitoring over the past couple of years.
It’s calling four miles of the Susquehanna impaired for recreation use.
The DEP’s Josh Lookenbill says the agency is trying to get a handle on what is going on in the river. Continue reading at WITF.