Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Wednesday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 10.14.20

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House returns to voting session October 19, 20, 21 or at the Call Of The House Speaker

TODAY 2:00: House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on oil and gas drilling waste and the loopholes in state programs regulating those wastes and their impact on communities, worker safety and public health.  Info:   Watch Live: 

Steinman Foundation: Largest Chesapeake Bay-Related Stream Restoration Project In Lancaster County Moves Forward In Little Conestoga Creek Watershed [PaEN]

Bay Journal: On Chesapeake Cleanup, Field Studies, Computer Predictions Don’t Always Agree

DCNR Grant Supports Stream Restoration Projects In Shaler, Ross In Allegheny County

Still Time To Register!  Virtual Chesapeake Bay Watershed Forum Oct. 29-30 [PaEN]

American Rivers, Stroud Center Delaware River Webinar Oct. 22: Cities To Suburbs To Farms: How Innovative Water Management Helps River Health [PaEN]

DEP Works Thru Pandemic: 548 More Permits, 1,228 More Inspections Since Last Week [PaEN]

DEP Our Common Wealth Blog: Home Heating Oil Users: Check Your Tanks For Leaks, Spills

Penn State Study Finds Passing Bills To Authorize Community Solar Would Support 12,000 Jobs, Generate $1.8 Billion In Economic Impact For PA [PaEN]

PA Sustainable Agriculture: Oct. 21 Listening Session: On-Farm Commercial Solar Energy [PaEN]

State Treasurer Torsella Establishes Keystone Green Bank Partnership To Support Clean Energy Projects [PaEN]

Hazelwood Green Brownfield Site Receives $300,000 Grant For Asbestos, Lead Paint Abatement At Mill 19 In Allegheny County [PaEN]

PUC Seeks Nominations For PA One Call Underground Utility Damage Prevention Committee [PaEN]

Keep PA Beautiful: Clean Up Your Neighborhood With The Help Of Pick Up Pennsylvania [PaEN]

PRC Hosts Household Chemical Collection Event Oct. 31 In Allegheny County [PaEN]

Here’s Where Lehigh County Residents Can Deposit Unused Medications Oct. 24

PUC Sets Public Hearings For Reynolds Disposal Rate Case, Mercer County

PA Parks & Forests Foundation Oct. 15 PA Wildfires Lunch & Learn Presentation [PaEN]

Rachel McDevitt: Climate Change Could Shift Pennsylvania’s Wildfire Season

Don Hopey: Forest Service Proposes Fires In Part Of Allegheny National Forest To Help Oaks Grow

Marcus Schneck: Fall Colors And National Wildlife Refuge Week Collide In PA

Marcus Schneck: Land Conservation Projects Save 13,300 Acres Across PA

DCNR Seeking Applicants For 2021 Tail Advisory Committee

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary: Fall Migration In Full Swing; Hosts Virtual Programs On Lead Exposure In Raptors, Climate Change Impact On Raptors [PaEN]

John Hayes: PRC Virtual Film Festival Explores Environmental Issues Oct. 15

Petrified Giant Clam Discovered In Lycoming County

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Dept. Of Health Reports 27 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 1,276 New Cases -- 10.14.20 

Dept. Of Health Issues First Weekly Influenza Report Of The Season: 17 Cases In 10 Counties -- 10.14.20


West Virginia Natural Gas Power Project Shelved Citing Changing Market Conditions

The Guardian: Airborne Radioactivity Increases Downwind Of Fracking, Study Finds

UtilityDive: In A High-Renewables World, Pumped Hydro Storage Could Be ‘The Heavy Artillery’

The Guardian: The Arctic Is In A Death Spiral, How Much Longer Will It Exist?

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