Posts Tagged ‘Pennsylvania’

Three Dead After Hunting Season Opens

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Earlier this week, at least three hunters were found dead after the November 31 opening of deer season in Pennsylvania.

One victim, W. Kenneth Hoagland of Solebury Township, was found dead at the scene with a single wound in the chest from his own shotgun. According to local officials, Hoagland was currently unemployed, divorced, and living with his father. He was 49.

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LED Streetlight Proposal in Pittsburgh

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

On Monday, Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) City Councilman William Peduto released a plan to convert the city’s 40,000 streetlights to LED lights, potentially saving taxpayers more than $2.5 million and reducing more than 984 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions each year.

“This is a plan that saves taxpayers millions of dollars, while also protecting the environment,” LEDs Magazine quoted Councilman Peduto as saying. “LED street lights use less energy, require less maintenance, provide a brighter light, reduce carbon dioxide emissions, and contain no mercury. This is a win-win situation.”

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