In some cases, people waited until later in the day to go swimming, or reported having to head for deeper water to fish. Some people chose to leave the area entirely and not return.
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Pipeline opponent Ellen Gerhart must pay $2,000 fine, and spend two-six months in jail.
A decline in drilling amid low natural gas prices, and a moratorium on leasing of state land, have put a damper on its development in forests.
Applications for certain things in environmental justice areas — like landfills or coal mines — are on a “trigger permit list” and get more scrutiny from the state Department of Environmental Protection.
Sunoco spilled 25-30 gallons of drilling fluid into Raystown Lake in December, and divers are now assessing impacts to the lake bottom.
Warmer temperatures are expected to extend the growing season of corn, but that’s not necessarily a good thing.
Lancaster County will likely have to shift planting dates and rely on irrigation to adapt.