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  • Powdr Receives Green Power Leadership Award from EPA

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    Park City, Utah (September 23, 2013) -- Powdr announced today that it has received a 2013 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The award recognizes EPA Green Power Partners who distinguish themselves through purchases of green power from a utility green-pricing program, a competitive green marketer, or a renewable energy certificate (REC) supplier. Powdr is buying renewable energy certificates (RECs) from Renewa...

  • Pa. DCNR Appoints New Manager at Colonel Denning State Park Complex

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    HARRISBURG, Pa., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today named Heather Bollinger as manager of the Colonel Denning State Park Complex based in Cumberland County. She had been assigned as a park manager in the Bureau of State Parks' Harrisburg headquarters.
    "Assigned to the bureau's resource management section, Heather demonstrated a keen eye for details and planning,"...

  • DCNR Names New Manager at Little Pine State Park, Pennsylvania

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    HARRISBURG, Pa., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today named Michael Dinsmore as manager of Little Pine State Park Complex, based in Lycoming County. He had been assigned as an assistant manager at Hickory Run State Park Complex in Luzerne and Carbon counties. "From serving in park and DCNR ranger posts to staffing a Bureau of State Parks headquarters position, Michael's experience has been bro...

  • Pennsylvania DCNR Dedicates New Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail Bridge

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    JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, Pa., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and other state officials today joined to dedicate the new Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail bridge over the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Somerset County. The span is used by up to 100,000 hikers, snowmobilers, equestrians and other visitors each year. "For all of you who patiently awaited this new, beautiful structure, today is indeed a day for celeb...

  • Snowmaking Efforts Maintain Vermont as Top Ski State in the East

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    JAY PEAK, VT (June 6, 2012) - The Vermont Ski Areas Association announced at its annual meeting at Jay Peak Resort that Vermont ski resorts recorded 3,903,171 skier & rider visits, just 5% off of the ten-year average. Once again, Vermont proved to be a bright spot in the Northeast and compared favorably to other regions in the country where the overall national skier visit tally was down 16%. Despite low natural snowfall during the 2011-12 ski season,...