Sunday, January 10, 2021

January 11 PA Environment Digest Now Available

The January 11 PA Environment Digest is now available.

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[ Leadership ]

5 New Stories - What REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership Looks Like In PA

Pronio Family, Manada Conservancy Partner To Preserve 12 More Acres Of Farmland In Dauphin County

'Up Stream’ Project Brings Bold Colors And Clean Water Message To Elk County

Piper VanOrd Of Allegheny Outfitters In Warren County Reflects On 2020 - Challenges, Opportunities, Inspiration, Beauty

DCNR Faced Never Imagined Challenges In 2020, And Helped 45.3 Million People Use Outdoor Recreation As Refuge From A Global Pandemic

PA Environmental Council: The Next 50 - Pennsylvania's Evolving Legacy

[ Headlines ]

CBF: If PA Does Not Meet Its Obligations To Cleanup Its Water Pollution, The Chesapeake Bay Will Never Be Safe; CBF Will Not Back Off Lawsuit

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Reports Bay Health Down Slightly, But There Is Hope

Bay Journal: 'Naturally Latinos' Conference Fights For The Environment And Against Stereotypes In Chesapeake Bay Watershed

IFO: Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee 2020 Revenue To Drop By Over $55.5 Million; Dropped By Over 42% In Just 2 Years

Federal Judge Rules Wayne County Landowners' Lawsuit Over Delaware River Basin Commission Drilling Moratorium Will Continue

DEP Lifts Drought Watch, Warning For 20 Counties; Three Counties Remain On Drought Watch

DEP Citizens Advisory Council Meets Jan. 19 To Hear Presentations On Damage Caused By Underground Coal Mining; Abandoned Oil & Gas Well Issues

Public Invited To Comment On DEP Report Showing 40% Of Streams Are Damaged By Underground Coal Mining

DEP Works Thru Pandemic: 553 More Permits, 1,311 More Inspections Since Last Week

Student Winners Of DEP Radon Poster Contest Urge Pennsylvanians To Test Their Homes For Radon; Free Test Kids Available

Backcountry Hunters & Anglers Strengthen Pennsylvania Team To Be A Leader For Wild Public Lands, Water And Wildlife

Natural Lands Hosts Feb. 24 Organizing Black Birders Week Webinar With Tykee James

Audubon Naturalist Society Hosts Taking Nature Black Virtual Conference Feb. 23-27

Open Now! Virtual 2021 PA Farm Show Jan. 9-16; Highlights Of Educational, Environmental, Energy Events

[ News From The Capitol ]

PA Capitol & COVID Weekly Report: General Assembly Opens New Session; Senate Implodes; PA’s Role In Assault On U.S. Capitol

Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule

House Republicans, Democrats Complete Naming Standing Committee Chairs

[ The Feds ]

Council Of State Environmental Agencies, State Agency Alumni Outline Priorities To Incoming Biden Administration

NRCS-PA Hosts Jan. 13 Online Program On Requesting Farm Conservation Assistance

NOAA Now Accepting Chesapeake Bay Watershed Education & Training Grant Applications; Grant Webinar Jan. 19

Chesapeake Bay Foundation: New EPA Rule Limits Access To Sound Science

EPA Invites Comments On Removing Part Of Contaminated Montgomery County Site From Superfund List

[ Water ]

Foundation For PA Watersheds Schedule For Spring, Fall Grant Applications

Penn State Extension 5-Part Backyard Stream Repair Webinar Series Registration Now Open; Jan. 15 Webinar Also Available

PA Organization For Watersheds & Rivers Hosts Jan. 15 Webinar On Stream Hydrology And Geomorphology In Restoration Planning

Lower, Middle Susquehanna RiverKeepers Urge Public To Use Water Report App To Report Water Quality, Fishing Conditions

DEP Extends Comment Period On Stream Evaluation Reports In Carbon, Delaware Counties

Public Invited To Submit Comments On Changes To DEP General Permit For Stormwater Associated With Mining Activities

Susquehanna River Basin Commission Adopts General Permit For Groundwater Remediation Projects

Delaware River Basin Commission Seeking Members For Toxics, Water Management Advisory Committees

[ Environmental Education ]

Nonprofit Stream Restoration, Inc. High School Intern Isaac Busler Collects Water Quality Data

Jennings Environmental Ed Center Hosts Special Self-Guided Walkabouts

Penn State Extension Offers 50% Off 75 Online Courses If You Register In January

Delaware Highlands Conservancy Accepting Applications For College Scholarships

Rodale Institute: Intern Positions, Jobs, Organic Farmer, Veteran Farmer Training Available

Register Now! Foundation For Sustainable Forests Jan. 15 Woods & Waters Film Series

Lebanon Valley Conservancy Hosts Jan. 10 Bog Turtles Conservation & Protection Online Program

PA Sea Grant Invites Research Grant Proposals In Lake Erie, Susquehanna, Delaware Watersheds

GASP Hosts Jan. 14 Making The Connection: Home Hazards & Your Health Webinar

[ Recycling ]

PA Resources Council Sets January Schedule For Glass Recycling Program In Allegheny County

Registration Open! Northeast Recycling Council Spring Virtual Conference March 30-31

[ Energy - Climate ]

38 Environmental Groups Urge DEP To Deny PennEast Pipeline Permits In Advance Of Jan. 13 DEP Hearing

Pittsburgh Selected For Reforestation Hub Initiative To Increase Tree Canopy As Part Of Climate Plan

PennFuture Hosts Climate Scientist Michael Mann, Dr. Robert D. Bullard For Jan. 12 Online Discussion On Mann’s New Book - The New Climate War

[ Environmental Policy ]

December In Case You Missed It Now Available From PA Environmental Council

[ Recreation - Economic Development ]

Registration Open! South Mountain Partnership Power Of The Partnership Celebration Jan. 29

[ Biodiversity ]

DCNR Joins Monarch Joint Venture To Promote Pollinator Health, Monarch Butterfly Migration

[ Opportunities ]

DEP Names Jim Miller Southwest Regional Office Director; John Holden Acting Director Of Northwest Regional Office

Gretchen Baker Named Director Of Carnegie Museum Of Natural History In Pittsburgh

Help Wanted: PA Assn. Of Conservation Districts Program Manager

Help Wanted: Wildlife Leadership Academy Part-Time Operations Manager

[ Helpful Resources ]

Environment & Energy NewsClips

Public Participation Opportunities/Calendar Of Events

Grants & Awards  

Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits

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