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[Posted: December 5, 2021]

Sunday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 12.5.21

House
returns to session Dec. 13, 14, 15

     -- Committee Schedule

Senate returns to session Dec. 13, 14, 15

     -- Committee Schedule

-- Updated 2022 Voting Session Day Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events

 

--  45 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA  [PaEN]

 

-- PA Environment Digest: Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults  [PaEN]

 

-- PA Capitol News: Top 10 Stories From Harrisburg Last Week [PaEN]

 

-- PG: It’s Time To Vote For Pennsylvania’s River Of The Year

-- DEP Invites Comments On Proposal To Accept Delegation From EPA To Regulate Air Emissions From Certain Landfills In PA; Jan. 6 Hearing Set  [PaEN]

-- LancasterOnline: Here’s How Much Grandview Church’s ‘Trash Man’ Recycled This Year

-- DEP Posted 71 Pages Of Permit-Related Notices In Dec. 4 PA Bulletin [PaEN]

-- PennLive: PA Farm Show Is Back In-Person Jan. 8-15: Beer Sales, Pierogi, Dog Agility, Cowboy Church

-- PG Editorial: Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail Leads To Economic Growth

-- TribLive: Park, Trail Upgrades Coming To Aspinwall, Etna Thanks To Multimodal State Grant

-- ScrantonT Editorial: Make Most Of Nay Aug Pool Grant

-- WTAJ: Clearfield County Woman Bags Her First Buck, Only To Risk Losing It To 4 Black Bears - Video 

PA Politics

-- ScrantonT: Late Voting District Maps Another Aspect Of Bad State Government

-- PA Cap-Star: Senate Republicans Release Redacted Contract For Election ‘Investigation’ With Firm That Has No Direct Experience Reviewing Elections

-- Inquirer: Fmr Western PA Republican Member Of Congress Melissa Hart Says She’s Running For Governor

-- The Hill: Republicans Grapple With Chaotic U.S. Senate Primary In PA

-- CitizensV: Luzerne County Woman Pleads Guilty To Charges Resulting From Assault On U.S. Capitol

-- MCall - Ford Turner: PA Alcohol Sales Boom: See Which Counties Had The Biggest Increases

-- MCall - Paul Muschick: ‘The Most Expensive Road In The World” PA Turnpike

-- PennLive: Millersville U. Responds To White Nationalist Stickers Going Up Around Campus In Lancaster County

-- MCall: Vandals Write Satanic Imagery On Lancaster County Church

-- PennLive Guest Essay: Don’t Fear A Law Not Requiring Permits Or Background Checks To Conceal Carry Handguns, It Gets More Guns In The Hands Of People Quickly - Sen. Kim Ward, Senate Republican Leader   

-- Inquirer: Rutgers Study Finds New Gun Owners Have Less Control Over Their Emotions And Impulses  

-- Inquirer: Relatives, Activists Hold Meeting About Shooting Of Fanta Bility, 8, Outside Delaware County Football Game In August

-- MCall/TMS: Boy, 12, Charged With Threats To Shoot Up Lancaster County School

-- TribLive: Schools Across Western PA Try To Keep Students Safe In Face Of Increased Threats

-- TribLive Editorial: Violent School Threats Spread Like Epidemic

-- ScrantonT: More Than 1,500 School-Age Children In Lackawanna County Test Positive For COVID Since August

-- CitizensV: At-Home COVID Tests In Short Supply In Luzerne County

-- TribLive: Westmoreland Nursing Home Vaccine Mandate On Hold As Nearly A Third Of Staff Remains Unprotected

-- WBTimes: New Gambling-Funded Program Pays For Major Luzerne County Infrastructure Needs

-- PennLive Guest Essay: Our Country Requires Good Leaders But Also Good Citizens - Mark Singel

-- WHYY: Municipal Bank Could Be A First For Philadelphia And The Country

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45 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

Here are 45 new stories in the
PA Environment Digest about individuals, groups, local governments, farmers, businesses, watershed groups and many more working all across Pennsylvania to restore and protect the environment and show others the beauty that surrounds us.

Thank you for your leadership!


-- Video Showcase Now Open For Westminster College, Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition Student Symposium On The Environment  [PaEN]


-- Penn State Berks Student Erin Horack Receives Top Awards For Spotted Lanternfly Research

 

-- Tribune Democrat Guest Essay: Acid Mine Drainage Treatment A Vital Component Of National infrastructure - Stonycreek-Conemaugh River Improvement Project Board

 

-- PG Guest Essay: Bipartisan Infrastructure Will Transform Western PA Communities Hit Hard By Decline Of Coal And Shale Natural Gas Bust - Prof. Shanti Gamper-Rabindran

 

-- Inquirer - Frank Kummer: William Penn Foundation Provides $1.65 Million To Create New Delaware River Climate Corps To Train Workers For Conservation, Green Careers

 

-- Philadelphia Water Dept. Blog: Green City, Clean Waters - A Homegrown Workforce

 

-- Williamsport Sun Editorial: Weather Trends Need To Be Considered In Infrastructure Decisions


-- Vote Now For Pennsylvania's 2022 River Of The Year!  [PaEN]

 

-- TribLive - Mary Ann Thomas: Monongahela River Among 4 Nominees For PA River Of The Year 

 

-- The Times: Western PA Waterways Nominated For 2022 River Of The Year

 

-- ScrantonT: Vote Now For PA 2022 River Of The Year, Including Catawissa Creek

 

-- PG: It’s Time To Vote For Pennsylvania’s River Of The Year

 

-- Inquirer: Rebuilding Philly: Spurred By The Pandemic, A Renewed Call To Protect The City’s Waterways


-- WESA: Since The Pandemic Began, Protecting Urban Green Spaces Has Become Even More Important In Pittsburgh

 

-- DEP’s Environmental Justice Newsletter Spotlights EJ Champion Rashida Lovely From Scranton [PaEN]

 

-- The Allegheny Front: Coach For Social Change Leaders Offers Support To Overcome Climate Anxiety

 

-- PA Resources Council Announces 2021 Lens On Litter Photo Contest Winners  [PaEN]

 

-- LancasterOnline: Here’s How Much Grandview Church’s ‘Trash Man’ Recycled This Year

 

-- WESA: Pittsburgh Council Passes Bill To Remove Lead From Rental Properties

 

-- TribLive Letter: Westmoreland County Taking Care Of Lead Problems - Commissioner Chew

 

-- PPL Releases 2021 Climate Assessment Report, Analysis Supports Company's Path To Net-Zero Carbon Emissions By 2050 [PaEN]

 

-- WHYY: SEPTA Moving To Zero Emissions Future

 

-- Covanta Highlights Latest Sustainability Achievements, New Goals [Operates Waste-To-Energy Facilities In PA]


-- TribLive: Pittsburgh To Include Electric Vehicle Charging Into City Renovation, Construction Projects


-- Environmental Defense Fund Experts Testify At EPA Hearings On Proposed Federal Rules Reducing Oil & Gas Industry Methane Emissions  [PaEN]

 

-- PUC Celebrates 25th Anniversary Of PA’s Electric Generation Consumer Choice & Competition [Video]

 

-- Courier Times: Snipes Farm Continues Legacy Of Bucks County Farming While Working To Ensure Land’s Future

 

-- YorkDispatch: Horn Farm Center For Agricultural Education Begins Rebuilding Process After ‘A Difficult Year’

 

-- WHYY: Delaware County To Buy 213-Acre Former Catholic School Property That’s Mostly Open Space

 

-- DelcoT: Delaware County Continues Open Space Investment By Allocating $3.4 Million In Darby, Upland, Upper Providence Twps

 

-- Western PA Conservancy Newsletter: Volunteers Plant Trees, Federal Infrastructure Law Great News, Fallingwater Winter Walks

 

-- Dept. Of Agriculture, Military Affairs Kick Off ‘Trees For Troops’ Donation Weekend

 

-- Spotlight PA: The Pennsylvania Wilds Is Known For Quiet, Residents Worry Fighter Jet Training Will Disturb The Silence 

 

-- South Mountain Partnership Hosts Virtual Annual Power Of The Partnership Celebration Jan. 21  8:30 to 10:30 a.m. 

 

-- PG: Study: Great Allegheny Passage Trail Is ‘An Economic Highway’ That Generated $121 Million In 2019 

 

-- PG Editorial: Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail Leads To Economic Growth

 

-- PG: Pittsburgh Regional Asset District Budget Invests $7.8 Million To Improve Recreational Facilities In Response To Increased Park Use During Pandemic

 

-- Courier Express: Brookville Trail Hub Asks Jefferson County To Support ‘Missing Link’ Five Bridges Trail Project

 

-- PA Firefly Festival Newsletter: Update On Firefly Research, Education Projects, Firefly Festival

 

-- PA Outdoor Sports: Retirement Hasn't Slowed John Away, Fmr Fish & Boat Commission Executive Director

 

-- PA Wilds Blog: Something’s Fishy In The Forest - Reestablishing Fishers 

 

-- WarrenTO: Audubon Community Nature Center Cuts Ribbon On New Wildlife Habitat Display

 

-- TribLive: Sewickley Library Launches Holiday StoryWalk At Ohio Township Nature Center In Allegheny County

 

-- Delaware Highlands Conservancy Hosts Winter Eagle Watch Bus Tours Starting Jan. 8  [PaEN]

 

-- PG Editorial: Loss Of California Sequoias Is Tragic


Visit the PA Environment Digest website to learn more.

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-- 233 Stories: These Conservation Leaders Gave Us Cleaner Water, Land & Air In 2020! They Deserve Our Thanks, Our Support!

[Posted: December 5, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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