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Letter to the Editor

Initiatives to Take Action Against Litter First Step to Litter-Free Countryside

To the Editor:

I was pleased to read in the Herald a few weeks ago that our state has released its first-ever Litter Action Plan. As a PA citizen, I’ve watched in alarm over the last few years how littering has become a major eye-sore along our highways and byways.

This initiative, which is available to read on our DEP’s website, has a common sense approach to tackle this issue from many angles, including a new push toward litter prevention, to help change behaviors that lead to littering.

Hopefully these initiatives will go a long way toward reducing the state’s annual $14 milli...


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