Thursday, October 8, 2020

Thursday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 10.8.20

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DEP: Columbia Gas Will Pay $156,000 Penalty For Pipeline Construction Violations In Greene County [PaEN]

Clean Air Council Files Intent To Sue Sunoco Over Mariner East II Pipeline Construction Permits [PaEN]

Susan Phillips: Whistleblower Claims Mariner East Pipeline Construction Lacks Proper Safety Measures Related To Sinkholes, Subsidence

House Committee Hearing Oct. 21 On Bipartisan Bill To Authorize Utilities To Establish Local Solar Energy Subscriber Programs [PaEN]

DEP Awards $4.9 Million In EPA Section 319 Grants To 23 Watershed Restoration Projects; $3 Million Still Available [PaEN]

DEP Announces More Than $165,000 To Help Fix Watersheds In Bedford, Cambria, Clearfield

Trout Unlimited Gets $95,595 For Clinton County Watershed Restoration

Luzerne Conservation District Awarded DEP Watershed Restoration Grant

Lancaster Clean Water Partners: Stormwater Lunch & Learn Virtual Mini Series [PaEN]

NRCS-PA: $30 Million Available In PA To Restore, Safeguard Wetlands Ecosystems [PaEN]

Secretary Of Agriculture Previews Virtual 2021 PA Farm Show Celebration

PA Farm Show Goes Virtual In 2021, Here’s A Preview

EPA Awards $15,000 Grant To Philadelphia Group For Sustainable Food Management [PaEN]

UGI Utilities Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions 30% By Selling Its Stake In Conemaugh Coal-Fired Power Plant In Indiana County [PaEN]

Letter: A Right To Clean Air

Letter: Flood Insurance Warning

Dept. Of Health, DCNR, DEP: Protect Yourself From Ticks, Mosquitoes While Outdoors During Fall Months [PaEN]

Philly Council Hears Of ATV Safety Concerns, Some Call For An ATV Park

The Nature Conservancy: Scientists Map Natural Highways & Neighborhoods To Help PA’s Diverse Species Thrive In The Face Of Climate Change [PaEN]

Frank Kummer: An Estimated 1,500 Birds Flew Into Philly Skyscrapers One Day Last Week, Slaughter Shook Birdwatchers

Marcus Schneck: Colyer Lake: Today’s Top Fall Foliage Spot In PA

PA’s 15 Best Small Towns Ranked For Perfect Fall Day Trip

Marcus Schneck: These Are Not Ladybugs: Invasive Asian Lady Beetles Are In PA

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Dept. Of Health Reports 27 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 1,376 New Cases 10.8.20


The Hill: Biden Would Face Hurdles Undoing Trump Environmental Rollbacks

Trump Support Holds Firm In PA Coal Country, But It May Not Be Enough

PA’s Fracking Jobs Enter VP Debate Fray

Letter: Natural Gas Is Key To PA’s Economic Future - DOE Secretary

UtilityDive: Report Highlights Challenges to New PJM Natural Gas Power Plants

UtilityDive: U.S. EIA Forecasts Coal Generation Bump In 2021; 5.4% Carbon Emissions Increase

The Guardian: Carbon Capture ‘Moonshot’ Moves Closer, As Bills Of Dollars Pour In

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[Posted: October 8, 2020]  PA Environment Digest

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