Heatwaves have a huge impact on our physical and mental health. Doctors usually dread them, as emergency rooms quickly fill up with patients suffering from dehydration, delirium and fainting. Recent studies suggest at least a 10% rise in hospital emergency room visits on days when temperatures reach or exceed the top 5% of the normal temperature range for a given location.
Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Acting Insurance Commissioner Michael Humphreys and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Director Randy Padfield, reflecting on the impacts of Hurricane Agnes 50 years ago, today urged property owners to prepare for hurricane season by considering flood insurance to protect their homes, businesses, and possessions.
Millions of Americans enjoy observing and photographing wildlife near their homes or on trips. But when people get too close to wild animals, they risk serious injury or even death. It happens regularly, despite the threat of jail time and thousands of dollars in fines.
One is between the Wolf Administration and the Legislative Reference Bureau on what was the appropriate timeline to publish the regulation.
Lebanon County, PA- Plastics are a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic materials that use polymers as a main ingredient. Plasticity of plastics make it possible for plastics to be molded, extruded or pressed into solid objects of various shapes. Plastics are derived from natural materials, such as cellulose, coal, natural gas, salt and crude oil.
April is Earth Month, a time to recognize the efforts of those making a difference in the environment, to appreciate the natural landscape, and to take action on environmental issues.
Gas prices have greatly accelerated from mid-pandemic levels when no one was driving and gas was $1.68/gallon. A barrel of oil could barely fetch twenty dollars, far below the cost of production. Obviously, new drilling was not going to happen in a market that did not yield profit.