Sunday, November 15, 2020

November 16 PA Environment Digest Now Available

The November 16 PA Environment Digest is now available.

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[ Headlines ]

DEP Orders Energy Transfer Partners To Keep Natural Gas Out Of Unstable Sections Of Revolution Pipeline That Exploded In 2018

Pittsburgh Mayor Supports ‘Marshall Plan’ For Transition From Fossil Fuels To Greener Energy In Appalachia

Senate Republicans To Consider Bill Rolling Back Environmental Protection Requirements For Conventional Oil & Gas Drilling Nov. 16

House Environmental Committee Meets Nov. 17 On Bill Redefining Water Pollution, Letting Companies Decide When They Report Spills

EQB Meets Nov. 17 On Stream Redesignations, Mining Water Supply Replacement Regulations

Joint Meeting Of DEP Citizens Advisory Council, Environmental Justice Advisory Board Nov. 17

DEP Works Thru Pandemic: 623 More Permits, 1,935 More Inspections Since Last Week

PA Resources Council: 3 Ways To Celebrate America Recycles Day Nov. 15

PA Resources Council Reports Success For 2020 Recycling Programs On Eve Of America Recycles Day Nov. 15

Keep PA Beautiful Provides Recycling Education Grants To Local Affiliates To Celebrate America Recycles Day, Nov. 15

Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority Honors 38 Businesses, Schools, Organizations As Green Partners

Keep PA Beautiful: Still Time To Participate In Pick Up Pennsylvania!

PA Chapter American Planning Assn. Recognizes Brandywine Conservancy's John Theilacker

DCNR Good Natured Blog: PA Outdoor Corps Crew Member Mel Oliver -- Connecting To My Purpose & Healing

Good Natured Pennsylvanians: Canoe Creek State Park Volunteer Trail Crew

DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Meets Nov. 18 On Shale Gas Drilling Update, Final ATV Policy

PA Forestry Assn. Recognizes Rebecca Trigger & Mark Foley With 2020 PA Tree Farm Of The Year Award; Robb Piper Tree Farm Inspector Of The Year

[ News From The Capitol ]

PA Capitol & COVID Weekly Report: Legislative Leadership Elections, Re-Fighting The Election

Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule [Updated]/Bills Introduced

[ The Feds ]

USDA Forest Service Now Accepting Applications For Grants Supporting Innovation In Wood Products, Wood Energy

[ Water ]

Bay Journal: Climate Change Expected To Make Chesapeake Bay Cleanup 10% Harder

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Fall Pennsylvania Newsletter Now Available

Volunteers Needed To Plant 1,000 Trees In Riparian Buffer At Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Monroe County

White Clay Creek: A Pennsylvania Stream Responds To Reforestation

Pittsburgh Water Authority Reminds Residents To Keep Leaves, Yard Waste, Deicing Salt Other Pollutants Out Of Storm Drains

DEP Invites Comments On Stream Evaluation Reports In Carbon, Delaware Counties

Gov. Wolf: New Apprenticeships In Water Treatment, Abatement, Industrial Manufacturing Available

DEP Survey Invites Opinions On How To Attract A More Diverse Range Of First-Time Grant Applicants

Reminder: 2021 Delaware Estuary Science & Environmental Summit Call For Presentation Proposals

[ Waste ]

DEP Issues $266,987 Penalty Against Luzerne County Man For Violations At Waste Tire Site

[ Air ]

DEP Sets Dec. 10 Virtual Hearing If Needed On RACT II Air Quality Plan For INDSPEC Chemical, Butler County

[ Energy ]

PJM And Members Prepared To Serve Winter Electricity Demand; Summer COVID Demand Peaked At 144,000 MW

PA Energy Development Authority Meets Nov. 30 On Grant Applications

PUC Invites Comments On Proposed Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Energy-Efficiency Technical Manual

Reminder: PennTAP Hosts Southwest PA Energy Efficiency Roundtable Webinar Nov. 19 On Combined Heat & Power For Commercial Buildings

[ Climate ]

Talen Energy To Eliminate Use Of Coal In PA, Other Electric Generation Facilities By 2025

FirstEnergy Pledges To Achieve Carbon Neutrality In Electric Distribution Companies By 2050

Nature Conservancy PA Let’s Talk About Climate Online Event Dec. 9

Penn State Extension: Introduction To Forests, Carbon Sequestration & Markets Webinars Nov. 24, Dec. 15

[ Invasive Species ]

Controlled Plant & Noxious Weed Committee Adds 6 Plants To Control List

[ Land Conservation - Forests - Recreation ]

Heritage Conservancy Facilitates Preservation Of Two Farms, A Riverbank In Bucks County

PA Forestry Assn. Highlights First Discovering PA’s Forest Heritage Video; Working Forests Video

Susquehanna Greenway Partnership, Middle Susquehanna Active Transportation Committee Offer New Bike Safety Decal

Nov. 13 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation

Friends Of Allegheny Wilderness: Weigh In On Future Plans For Washington Park, Warren County

[ Wildlife ]

Bay Journal: eDNA Reveals What’s Swimming In The Water

[ Helpful Resources ]

Environment & Energy NewsClips

Public Participation Opportunities/Calendar Of Events

Grants & Awards  

Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits

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